Maintenance of Way

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.
Metra’s Office of Diversity and Civil Rights will host a free “Doing Business with Metra” event from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 11, at Metra headquarters, 547 W. Jackson…
Will Bostonians think a fare-free promotion is a fair deal? The city’s transit stakeholders hope so.
Union Pacific has re-opened routes through parts of Missouri where heavy rain and floodwaters interrupted service earlier this week.
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…
Pandrol’s FASTCLIP FE fastening system has been chosen as the preferred fastening for a Trafikverket (TRV, Swedish Transport Administration) 20-year framework agreement with Swedish producers of concrete crossties.
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…
Hamilton, Ontario’s approved LRT line will be extended an additional 1.9 miles to its original eastern terminal, Eastgate Square, an east Hamilton shopping mall. The crosstown line will now total…
Recent heavy rains and flooding in Missouri is tying up rail access for Union Pacific and Amtrak.
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.
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…
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) System Council 11 has ratified a new five-year contract with Canadian National.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has a new master plan that aims to accelerate its timeframe to bring its equipment, infrastructure and operations into a State of Good Repair from…
Union Pacific plans to invest approximately $26.8 million in Nevada infrastructure in 2017. The investment is part of .
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on…
Preparation for a long-anticipated second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint, Idaho, has been given the go-ahead by BNSF Railway.
zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally.
Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year.
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