Intercity

Michael L. Valletta has been appointed director of project delivery for the New York City office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. In his new position, Valletta is responsible for overseeing…
Rocky Mountaineer, which operates tourist trains in western Canada and Washington State, has awarded a contract to Switzerland's Stadler to build 10 double-deck passenger coaches for delivery in 2018.
Parsons has appointed Harjinder S. “Harj” Dhaliwal as Senior Vice President, International Rail Transit & Systems, with responsibility for the business unit and its operations outside of the U.S. He…
Both the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its federal partner, the Federal Railroad Administration, initiated the environmental review process for the project's northern section: the 51-mile line between San Francisco…
VIA Rail released its annual report on May 6, 2016, and for the first time in seven years, posted both ridership and revenue gains.
Caltrain’s annual ridership count shows that agency has reached a record for the sixth consecutive year.
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…
Canada’s chief financial watchdog praised VIA Rail’s internal management April 3 but slammed successive national governments for failing to support the state-owned passenger railway with strategic planning and capital investment.
From the April 2016 issue of Railway Age: From the era of fur-trading voyageurs, the St. Lawrence River Valley between the Great Lakes and Montreal has been Canada’s economic aorta.…
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has launched a new free app, “Tri-Rail Tracker,” that allows passengers to know the exact location of their Tri-Rail train and when it…
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