Latest Rail News

feds-skeptical-of-purple-line-foes-shrimp-woes
August 29, 2014
Two Chevy Chase, Md., residents and the Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail, a citizen's group, have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to stop the proposed Purple Line light rail transit project due to claims of threatening two species of...
ntsb-paulsboro-report-faults-training-adequacy
August 29, 2014
A National Transportation Safety Board report on a Conrail Shared Assets derailment in Paulsboro, N.J., cites several factors, including inadequate safety training for train crews, as contributing factors. The NTSB report on the Nov. 30, 2012 incident recommends at least two...
mike-scanlon-announces-retirement
August 28, 2014
After nearly 50 years in public transportation, including 15 years as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the San Mateo County Transit District, Michael J. Scanlon on August 28, 2014 announced his retirement. In 1999, Scanlon, 67, was named of...
us-freight-traffic-stays-strong-in-latest-week
August 28, 2014
U.S. freight rail traffic continued to gain ground in the latest week ending Aug. 23, 2014, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday, Aug. 28, even as Canadian and Mexican traffic fared less well. U.S. freight carload traffic advanced 3% measured...
new-bulk-transload-facility-for-me
August 28, 2014
The Morristown & Erie Railway is constructing a new train-to-truck bulk transloading facility on Troy Hills Road in Whippany, N.J. It is expected to open in the Fall of 2014. The new Troy Hills Road Bulk Transload Facility, located just off...

2014-hhp-summit-agenda-set
August 28, 2014
Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, organizers of the 2014 High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, have announced the keynote and full speaker lineup for the third...
r-j-corman-acquires-roadway-worker-training
August 28, 2014
R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC has acquired St. Augustine, Fla.-based Roadway Worker Training, Inc. (RWT), which provides specialized training and support...
new-station-for-cleveland-red-line
August 28, 2014
Representatives of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) and the Federal Transit Administration, along with Cleveland city officials, gathered...
go-transit-eyes-kitchener-layover-site
August 28, 2014
Ontario's provincial government seeks to construct a multimodal storage facility for GO Transit buses and trains, in Kitchener, Ontario, with Greater Toronto and...
at-innotrans-2014-a-focus-on-tunnel-infrastructure
August 28, 2014
Innotrans 2014, the global gathering on transport technology to take place in Berlin, Germany, from Sept. 23-26, 2014, will include a trade fair segment entitled...