The state of Illinois said Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 it and Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS) had reached a "key milestone" in developing intercity passenger rail service linking Chicago and the Quad-Cities of Moline and East Moline, Ill., and Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa.
North American intermodal rail volume continues to notch gains across the board, the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reported in its Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report.
Testing began Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, on the District of Columbia's first modern streetcar line, running along H Street and Benning Road in the city's Northeast.
A California appeals court has ruled that the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) can proceed with up to $8 billion in state bond sales for the proposed $68 billion system proposed to span the Golden State.
Amtrak's Hoosier State, linking Indianapolis with Chicago four days a week, may be terminated due to the state capital's reluctance to provide operating funding support.
More quickly than many anticipated, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) on Thursday, July 24, 2014, approved a study weighing conversion of its Orange Line busway to light rail transit (LRT) operation.
U.S. freight rail traffic for the week ending July 19, 2014 advanced yet again, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, July 24, with Canadian rail traffic and Mexican carload traffic also increasing, and only Mexican intermodal failing to gain ground.
The general counsel for Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. (NWP) has moved to defuse complaints from NWP's Vice President Jacob Park related to implementing passenger rail service in Sonoma and Marin counties in northern California.
Wabtec Corp. on Thursday, July 24, 2014, reported "record results" for its second quarter.
Union Pacific said Thursday, July 24, 2014 its second-quarter net earnings rose 17%, to $1.29 billion, or $1.43 per share, measured against $1.11 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the comparable quarter of a year ago.