Maintenance of Way

Kansas City Southern Railway Co. will begin increasing track speed on June 4 from 25 to 49 miles per hour along a stretch of line in Louisiana.
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.
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on May 17 joined MBTA Chief Administrator, Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve, Chairman of New Balance Athletics Jim Davis, and a host of dignitaries to cut…
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.
Union Pacific plans to spend $48.1 million in Utah this year to improve its infrastructure. The state spending plan is part of the Class 1's $3.1-billion 2017 capital program.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on May 16. Rosen is the 18th deputy secretary in USDOT's 50-year history.
Kansas City Southern Railway Co. is investing approximately $24.6 million in 2017 on construction and improvement projects on its Pittsburg, Heavener and Shreveport Subdivisions.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority unveiled a comprehensive plan to rapidly modernize the world’s busiest subway system.
Panolin International announced that its HLP SYNTH 32 is the first eco-friendly hydraulic oil to be featured in the Bosch Rexroth RDE 90245 Fluid Rating List.
Infrastructure firm AECOM announced that Navin Sagar has been appointed vice president and national director transit systems of the firm’s transit systems practice in North America.
Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED) announced they have reached a tentative five-year agreement.
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.
Plasser American Corp. has appointed Ronald Olds as vice president of sales and marketing.
Union Pacific this week launched a two-year celebration commemorating the completion of the transcontinental railroad nearly 150 years ago.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) New York City Transit (NYCT) will be performing major upgrades to the Astoria's N Line equipment, including the replacement of switches and other track work.
The Premier of Quebec Philippe Couillard announced on May 5 that the province will allocate C$100 million ($73 million) towards the rehabilitation of the Matapédia-Gaspé line.
Coal shipments and revenue helped lead BNSF earnings higher in the first quarter from a year ago.
The deadline for applying for the 2017/2018 school year RSI Undergraduate Scholarship is June 7.
Local and federal Canadian officials gathered May 5 to break ground on a grade separation project in Winnipeg, MB.
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