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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined an action plan to help transit riders deal with the impending work Amtrak is planning at Penn Station during the summer.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) intends to sign a Full Funding Grant Agreement with Caltrain that would commit $647 million to the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project.
The newest locomotive to power Amtrak trains on the West Coast got its first official public showing over the weekend.
The premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne announced on May 19 that the province will move forward with plans to build Canada’s first high-speed line after a report by Mr David…
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selected Parsons Brinckerhoff to conduct preliminary engineering and other planning work for a new AirTrain connection to LaGuardia Airport.
NJ Transit's Board of Directors authorized a vote to enter into an early action contract with PKF-Mark III Inc., of Newtown, Pa., for preparatory construction ahead of the replacement of…
The League of Railway Industry Women is seeking nominations for four Board of Directors positions.
VIA Rail Canada recorded a 4.1% increase in ridership to 3.97 million passengers in 2016 and 1.37 billion passenger-kilometers, while revenue jumped by 9.5% from C$297.8 million ($218.75 million) in…
Alstom and Metrolinx of Canada announced a C$529-million ($388-million) order for 61 Citadis Spirit light rail vehicles for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area.
I came to “The Great Railroad War: United States Railway Operations During World War I”, Prof. Rudolph L. Daniels’ book on the history of American railroads during World War I…
The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has selected a trio of consultants to help plan the future of the New Haven Line and the entire statewide rail system.
The Northeast Corridor Commission on May 3 submitted to Congress two reports detailing short-and-long-term capital investment needs totaling some $38 billion for the 457-mile electrified rail line linking Boston, New…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Rail Operational Safety Committee AR070 are sponsoring a workshop on SMS (safety management systems), now required for all passenger…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal…
An investment group is seeking federal permission to construct a privately-owned, all-new railroad that would bypass the congestion of Chicago.
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority awarded Tutor Perini a $291.5-million contract for the Mid-Day Storage Yard portion of the East Side Access Project.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Keolis Commuter Services announced that the seasonal CapeFLYER weekend train service between Boston and Hyannis begins Memorial Day weekend.
Following a pair of derailments that made a mess of the busiest U.S. rail commuter hub, Amtrak today rolled out plans to speed upgrades of track, operations and safety at…
Wabtec Corp., in reporting results for 2017’s first quarter, noted that higher Transit Group sales offset lower Freight Group figures. The company also affirmed financial guidance for 2017.
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