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Six people are dead following a horrific grade crossing collision involving a packed Metro-North train and a Mercedes Benz SUV just north of the Valhalla, N.Y., train station on the Harlem Line, on the evening of Feb. 3, 2015. There were also numerous injuries, 10 of them serious.

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.

The board of South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded Transdev's U.S. rail infrastructure maintenance subsidiary, VTMI  a $161 million contract to maintain track, signaling, and structures on the 71-mile Tri-Rail regional rail line from West Palm Beach to Fort Laud ...

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.

Curve design for balance speed conditions is not practical for all operating conditions. How can improved track design help vehicle and track curving performance?

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding could cover half the $150 million projected cost of the proposed 3.3-mile West Sacramento streetcar, contingent, per standard, on matching funding from state, local, and/or other sources, and President Obama's proposed fiscal year 2016 budget includes ...
Association of American Railroads Senior Vice President of Safety & Operations Robert VanderClute, a 44-year career railroader, has retired after 12 years with the organization. He is succeeded by Michael Rush, who has been with the AAR since 1980 and will be moving from his position as associat ...
“The U.S. economy continues to grow, and strong demand for rail service demonstrates that the freight rail industry is integral to this growth,” the Association of American Railroads (AAR) declared Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, in releasing its 15-page 2015 Freight Rail Industry Outlook outlinin ...
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