RT&S has reported extensively on the bluff failures at Del Mar and San Clemente during the past year. Now, the Orange County Transportation Authority and its contractor have begun construction activities to stabilize the railroad track through southern San Clemente, work that is expected to be completed in February.
Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus and light rail vehicles will resume regular operations through the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel on Saturday, Nov. 19, for the first time since a $14.1 million electrical system upgrade project began more than two years ago.
The November 2022 issue of Railway Track & Structures is now available digitally, with a cover story about the impact of Hurricane Ian on the Seminole Gulf Railway.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently issued a safety recommendation to the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association about the importance of maintaining dynamic weather alert criteria in railroad operations.
Plasser American has announced the acquisition of DPR, a rail inspection technology company.
Sound Transit began single tracking between the Rainier Beach and Tukwila International Boulevard stations on Monday.
RT&S reported on Oct. 10 that data from TransitMatters, a transit advocacy agency, indicated speeds on the MBTA Orange Line were slower than before a work shutdown occurred. Looks like speed restrictions will now last into December.
This weekend, the MBTA’s Green Line Transformation (GLT) team, part of Capital Transformation, began the third and final full-access closure on the Green Line D Branch.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will complete a signal cutover near Queens Village as part of the modernization of the LIRR during the weekend of Oct. 29 and 30.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 21.
RT&S reported on Oct. 4 that Hurricane Ian had devastated the Seminole Gulf Railway, and the degree of damage might keep the railroad shut down until early 2023.
Koppers announced that it is acquiring Gross & Janes Co., and the transaction is scheduled to close within the next 30 days.
RT&S reported Monday that a PATCO train hit and killed two workers on the Ben Franklin Bridge. Now, we learn that the bridge was supposed to have been shut down.
The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has been plagued with erosion problems this year and is again having trouble.
The final details of emergency slope stabilization work in San Clemente are emerging, and it looks like the construction timeline has added some length.
MBTA’s Green Line (GLX) and Mattapan Line Transformation Projects will be presented in detail at the Railway Age/RT&S Light Rail 2022 Conference, Nov. 16-17, Boston, which returns to a live, in-person format since going virtual in 2020.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has been in hot water with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for months.
One of East Toronto’s oldest rail bridges has received a much-needed rejuvenation, and is now ready for the next 20 years of service.
Metrolink, also known as the Southern California Regional Rail Authority, is embarking on a system-wide track, signal, and structure rehabilitation program.
As new transit lines are added and older ones need maintenance, Metrolinx schedules construction work on weekends to minimize customer impacts.