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The first two Siemens SC-44 Charger diesel passenger locomotives have arrived in Colorado for the start of testing at TTCI’s Pueblo, Colo., facility.
After being out of action for over four years, Peru's only international railway, which connects the southern town of Tacna with Arica in northern Chile, restarted operations on June 1.
Wynne Davis has joined the Washington D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a senior rail and transit specialist, providing clients with program management and strategic advisory services.
William “Bill” Crosbie has rejoined Parsons Corp. as Senior Vice President and Business Development Director for its Transport Division, which provides full-service engineering and management services in rail transit, ports…
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across…
Whiting Corp., a North American manufacturer of custom-built rail maintenance equipment and overhead cranes, is acquiring certain railcar and locomotive repair assets from L.B. Foster Rail Technologies, Inc.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is undertaking an update to the 2010 State Rail Plan to document the current state of the rail system, identify planned improvements and outline…
East Japan Railway Company (JR East) has unveiled a Yen 250bn ($US 2.4 billion) project to rebuild three stations in central Tokyo in preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics and…
Brightline, the privately funded high-performance passenger rail system currently under development by Florida East Coast Industries subsidiary All Aboard Florida, provides this preview of the locomotive and passenger coaches under…
David Schanoes’ personal analysis of the Amtrak train No. 188 derailment at Frankford Junction curve on the Northeast Corridor last year elicited a response from National Transportation Safety Board Director…
From Chicago, and Railway Age's Rail Insights Conference and Expo today, June 7:
I wish I may, I wish I might, I wish to be an interstate passenger railroad tonight.
On Thursday, June 2, 2016, Amtrak and Siemens marked completion of the 70th and final Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) electric locomotive at the Siemens rail manufacturing hub in Sacramento, Calif.,…
Caltrain's Board of Directors has unanimously approved balanced operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2017.
The National Association of Railroad Passengers added its support to growing political pressure to speed-up New York's Hudson River rail project, in fear of a "transportation meltdown."
The World Bank has agreed to provide a $500 million seed capital loan with a seven-year repayment moratorium to kick-start Indian Railways' (IR) station redevelopment program, which will be financed…
You know you’re getting old when a locomotive that has hauled passenger trains on which you’ve ridden as an adult winds up in a museum.
Amtrak is seeking responses to a Request For Qualification (RFQ) for a Master Developer for commercial elements of Chicago Union Station (CUS) and neighboring properties.
Executive Summary: After one year of investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the cause of the fatal derailment of Amtrak train 188 at Frankford Junction is exactly…
One day after the National Transportation Safety Board released its findings on Amtrak 188's derailment, National Association of Railroad Passengers President Jim Matthews issued this statement on May 18, 2016:
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