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Kansas City, Missouri celebrated the return of light rail to its streets after a 59-year hiatus on May 6th with the opening of a 3.5km line from River Market via the city centre to Union Station.

In a bid to make good on a promise to promote community engagement surrounding the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out plans for public meetings, launched a new website and committed to expedited crossing improvements.

On May 5, 2016, the Caltrain Board of Directors adopted an agreement that invests an additional $211 million in the Caltrain Modernization Program. The seven-party agreement increases funding commitments from Caltrain’s state and local partners, including an additional $113 million commitment f ...
CN announced on May 5, 2016 it has been recognized as one of the three recipients of the prestigious Responsible Care Partner of the Year award of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), as well as a a 2015 National Achievement Award ...

“We would still be buyers of Norfolk Southern stock,” Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl wrote in Reiterate Outperform—Just the Tip of the Iceberg, on May 5, 2016.

The Federal Aviation Administration opened public comments on May 3, 2016 for a proposed funding change that could benefit passenger rail development around airports.

CN and the Canadian Pacific announced on May 5, 2016 that they are contributing a minimum of C$150,000, combined, to help people affected by the devastating wildfires that have swept through Northern Alberta, forcing emergency evacuations of some 80,000 people and destroying thousands of homes an ...

Union Pacific announced a plan on May 4, 2016 to invest $121.6 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in California.

Holland LP has received the “TTX Excellent Supplier” designation based on its overall SECO (Supplier Evaluation Committee) evaluation for 2015. This is the company’s 20th time to be recognized, and 17th consecutive.

From the May 2016 issue of Railway Age: Specialized equipment and training help protect assets from wildfire damage. Every summer, particularly in the Western U.S. and Canada, fires triggered by lightning or human activity are an ordinary occurrence. During recent summers, however, wildf ...
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