Latest Rail News

Cargill is investing CA$20 million (US$15.7 million) to build a rail expansion at its Lethbridge, Alberta, facility.

West Virginia has joined a small, but growing, number of states to obtain Federal Transit Administration (FTA) certification of its State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Herzog Technologies, Inc. to supply Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members.

 

The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) has added to its Board of Directors Brett Urquhart of Vossloh/Rocla, vice president Class 1 Vossloh North America and vice president Rocla Concrete Tie, and Curtis Bilow, corporate director-Freight Rail/Regional Industrial Man ...

An increasing number of rail-related companies are joining an initiative to develop secure digital transactions.

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has been awarded a $574,000 grant to fund planning, surveying and permitting for a 4,300-foot rail connection in Jackson County.

The Association of American Railroads and Norfolk Southern filed comments with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on May 7 asking for a level regulatory playing field regarding automation.

Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC), a civil, building and specialty construction company, announced May 7 three recent low bids for new civil projects totaling about $1 billion.

 

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) unveiled a three-year capital project to reconstruct platforms and address structural deficiencies at 20 Metrorail stations on Monday.

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) voted May 7 to award a nearly $7 million contract to Hardesty & Hanover, LLC to design a replacement for the drawbridge above the Saugus River.

 

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