New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 that GCT Constructors, JV, a joint venture consisting of Schiavone Construction Co. and John P. Picone Inc., has been awarded a contract to build the future Long Island Rail Road concourse at Grand Central Terminal.
New Jersey Transit will receive $843,750 in federal funds to develop a validated forecast and warning system, in partnership with Stevens Institute of Technology located in Hoboken, N.J., one of the cities severely affected by the impact of storm surge due to Superstorm Sandy in late October 2012.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based United Rail, Inc. announced a partnership with Swiss rail supply manufacturer HaslerRail AG on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, designed to allow United Rail "to represent their systems and products to the American freight and passenger rail transportation markets."
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) President Joyce Rose commented Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, on the Feb. 3 collision in Valhalla, N.Y., involving an SUV and a Metro-North Railroad consist.
Wilmerding, Pa.-based Wabtec Corp. has acquired Railroad Controls L.P., a provider of railway signal construction services with annual revenue of about $75 million in 2014.
U.S. freight traffic wrapped up the week ending Jan. 31, 2015 with solid gains, capping an equally solid month of advances, the Association of American Railroads reported Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Registration and hotel reservations have begun for Railway Interchange 2015, show host organizations announced Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.
Denver's Regional Transportation District (RTD) staff on Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, 2015, presented a final list to RTD's Board of Directors of four supplier teams interested to bid on building out the Southeast Rail Extension.
Amid myriad ongoing rail project work in New York's five boroughs, four subway programs in Manhattan signify the ups and downs of adjusting and growing a century-old system for the second 100 years.
Testifying on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Washington before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee, Association of American Railroads President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger cautioned lawmakers not to tamper with a successful formula for U.S. freight railroads.