NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Long Island Railroad, part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has announced that work crews have completed an extension of track east of Great Neck that will ensure greater service reliability on the Port Washington Branch with the projected service increase associated with the opening of MTA’s new Grand Central Madison station.
NEW YORK, N.Y. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced a sweeping package of accessibility upgrades that will make nine more New York City Subway stations accessible, replace and upgrade elevators at another five subway stations, and make seven Long Island Rail Road stations in Queens and Nassau and Suffolk Counties fully accessible for the first time while replacing elevators at two additional LIRR stations.
TORONTO – Construction for a new bridge is underway over Mary Fix Creek (near Port Credit GO), which will extend from Eaglewood Boulevard in the east to Oriole Avenue in the west and replace the existing bridge over the creek at Inglewood Drive.
VANCOUVER, BC – On October 12, RT&S reported on the introduction of tunnel boring machines to Vancouver’s Broadway Subway project, and said “The project will add 3.5 miles to the SkyTrain Millennium Line, from the VCC-Clark Station to Broadway, then Arbutus. Total funding for the project, about US$2.3 billion, will be shared by the government of British Columbia, the government of Canada, and the city of Vancouver.”
Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced that the firm has been selected by CSX Transportation (CSXT) to lead program and construction management for significant rail enhancement projects as part the Transforming Rail in Virginia (TRV) initiative.
As part of its continued efforts to provide a welcoming environment for all customers, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) this week entered into an agreement with the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) for additional outreach and support services to be provided to riders who are unsheltered, as well as those grappling with mental health and substance abuse.
Huge strides on Davenport Diamond Guideway continue. Flyover video in this article gives viewers a unique view.
The Washington Metro Safety Commission concurs – Silver Line Extension ready.
Conrail Shared Assets executives recently led a tour of the construction site of the Point-No-Point Bridge replacement project in Kearny, N.J. for staff members of New Jersey’s U.S. Senate delegation. The purpose
More than nine years after the horrific derailment of a crude oil unit train at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec that claimed 47 lives and led to new regulations for railroad hazmat tank cars, the
L&T Technology Services has established a new facility in Toronto.
Texas Central has always said it wants to be a good neighbor, but its yard is a total mess.
The MBTA announced local artists have begun painting murals beneath the East Cottage Street and Norfolk Avenue bridges as part of a public artwork installation.
The top news stories RT&S was following the week ending Oct. 28.
A worker on Sound Transit’s Mountlake Terrace light rail segment is in critical condition after a concrete wall panel fell on him.
A long line of worker injuries has forced L.A. Metro to stuff a gauze in one of the main arteries of the Purple Line subway project.
After careful consideration and given the current economic climate, supply chain challenges, and 40-year high inflation, the California High-Speed Rail Authority has determined it is not in the state’s best interest to extend the time for the track and systems procurement in its current form.
A couple of railroad projects in Indiana are moving along smoothly.
Officials broke ground on Oct. 25 on the largest CREATE project to date, The Forest Hill Flyover (P3), at CSX Forest Hill Railroad Yard.
A massive powerful machine can be delicate.