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Bombardier Transportation and Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co., Ltd. Friday announced the formation of a joint venture company, Shentong Bombardier (Shanghai) Rail Transit Vehicle Maintenance Company Ltd.

For the week ending Dec. 1, U.S. freight carload traffic continued falling short of its 2011 marks, and U.S. intermodal also fell short, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.
Utah Transit Authority is offering the public test rides Saturday of its FrontRunner South regional rail line, with the "fare" being donation of a canned good. Revenue service on the line will begin next Monday.
Two New Jersey congressional representatives and one Pennsylvania colleague Thursday said they will seek to hold a hearing to determine the cause of a freight derailment last week in Paulsboro, N.J., resulting in a derailment and a chemical release.

Arlington County, Va., continues to pursue plans for two streetcar lines, both meeting at Washington Metrorail's Pentagon City Station—but the county will pursue both, for now, without the help of neighboring Alexandria, Va.

Ottawa city officials Wednesday announced it had awarded the Rideau Transit Group, a consortium including ACS Infrastructure Canada and SNC Lavalin, a design-build-finance-maintain contract for the Canadian capital's initial light rail transit line. The decision is subject to final approval by th ...

Striking workers were set to return to work Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, after an eight-day job action which severely affected up to 40% of the nation's import goods flow.

Delayed by one month at least in part due to Hurricane Sandy, Amtrak and the state of New York announced Tuesday Amtrak assumed control from CSX Corp. of the Empire Corridor right-of-way between Schenectady and Poughkeepsie, N.Y, which also includes Albany, the state capital.

At an investor conference in New York on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Canadian Pacific’s recently installed President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison outlined his plan for taking the railroad out of last place among North American Class I’s in terms of operating ratio, productivity, cost structure, business ...
Canadian Pacific on Tuesday announced its intention to explore strategic options for its main line track from Tracy, Minn., west into South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming, and is inviting expressions of interest from prospective partners.
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