Chicagoland's Metra has awarded Progress Rail Services Corp. a $91.1 million contract to rehabilitate 41 EMD F40PH-2 and F40PHM-2 locomotives to "like new" condition. The locomotives were manufactured between 1989 and 1992.
VHB has announced its acquisition of GMB Engineers & Planners, Inc. (GMB), a transportation firm with offices in Orlando and Chipley, Fla., and in Atlanta.
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm said Friday, Feb. 18, 2015 the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey's AirTrain JFK now has more third rail heaters in place remotely controlled using RailComm technology.
Two environmental groups on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 sought legal advice from a Delaware Superior Court judge on a forum to appeal state action expanding crude-by-rail (CBR) activity in the First State.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) General Manager Beverly Scott announced late Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, she was stepping down from her position, following mounting criticism of MBTA's operational struggles due to repeated snowstorms.
CSX Corp.'s Board of Directors unanimously has elected Oscar Munoz as the corporation's president, overseeing operations, sales and marketing, human resources, service design, and information technology.
U.S. intermodal volume, almost routinely gaining ground, slipped during the week ending Feb. 7, 2015, even as total U.S. freight rail traffic for the week rose, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Wednesday, Feb. 11.
U.S. streetcar advocates expected Washington, D.C., to open the first new streetcar line for service in 2015, but it now looks as if Dallas will get the honor.
Railway Age Blogger (and fellow rail advocate) Lyndon Henry has felt the pain. Last fall he simultaneously celebrated and suffered as he helped defeat a proposal for more passenger rail service in Austin, Texas's state capital.
Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area agency Metrolinx has issued a Request for Information (RFI) spanning a range of propulsion options for future GO Transit equipment, including electric multiple-units (EMUs), electric locomotives, and dual-power locomotives.