Norfolk Southern (NS) late last month was presented with 2023 “Innovation-Driven Company” awards from the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) for its rail wear predictive analytics and digital train inspection programs.
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All reconstruction work requiring long-term street closures is now finished for the 21 at-grade crossings along Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (LA Metro) Foothill Gold Line light rail project. This is
The departments of transportation in Minnesota (MnDOT) and New Jersey (NJDOT) are investing $6.95 million and $27.8 million, respectively, in projects that will improve freight rail infrastructure.
Metrolinx has awarded Siemens Mobility a contract for track, signal and right-of-way maintenance services for the agency’s GO Transit regional/commutert rail infrastructure system in Toronto’s West Region. Currently, Siemens Mobility provides various
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI), Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and Railway Tie Association (RTA) have issued Rail Supply Industry: Manufacturing and Services Keeping the American Economy on Track, their latest major economic impact study, which “quantifies the economic
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) passengers in Marin and Sonoma counties faced delays Jan. 17, a day after heavy flooding in Novato, California, closed the train tracks near Hanna Ranch Road.
North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) is investing approximately $200,000 in a new rail-served site, where a wood-products manufacturing facility will be built.
Twelve short lines will share approximately $12 million in infrastructure-improvement grant funding from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).
The first phase of a $4.7 million rehabilitation project will start this fall on the 33-mile Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Washington state.
The October issue of RT&S features stories on the L.A. Purple Line Extension project and how canines are used to clear sensitive areas surrounding rail projects.
Washington Metro on possible track issues behind rail car wheel problems: ‘WMATA is treading carefully’
Washington Metro’s Vice President and Assistant Chief Safety Officer Jayme Johnson wants everyone to know that the NTSB investigation involving the 7000-series rail car is still ongoing, and that no definitive conclusions have been made.
The Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) has just announced the availability of two undergraduate scholarships for tuition assistance for the 2023 academic year.
Union Pacific is about to embark on a major tie project over 45 miles of its Metra UP-North Line. The portion of the line receiving the new ties runs from Kenosha and Chicago, and the work will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Metrolinx yesterday released the following update on its work on the Finch West LRT track installation and vehicle testing.
On Sept. 9, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) announced that $25 million will be awarded to the Salmon Bay Bridge project by the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson has reported extensively on the challenges posed by the fragile Del Mar bluffs, and San Diego County’s regional planning agency appears to be ready to take concrete action to address the tenuous situation.
The replacement of a 112-year-old, swing-style rail bridge that spans the Hackensack River from Kearney to Seacaucus, N.J., known as the Portal North Bridge, is just one of a series of projects in Amtrak’s Gateway Program.
John Cech, vice president, Engineering at BNSF, is the recipient of the 2022 Engineer of the Year Award from Railway Track & Structures Media.
The city of Calgary has awarded Advanced Rail Management (Canada) Inc. a one-year contract, with four option years, for rail grinding services on the Calgary Transit CTrain light rail system.
RT&S recently reported on the month-long shut down of the Orange Line, which began on Monday, Aug. 22.