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The Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) is turning to the private sector to issue ideas on how to deliver the Hudson Tunnel Project.
Siemens on Aug. 9 inaugurated its new Locomotive Service facility in New Castle, Del., that will operate as the company’s digital service, supply chain and technical field training hub in…
Amtrak and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) have ended their battle over operation, maintenance and use of the 37.9-mile Attleboro Line between Boston and the Rhode Island state line…
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) that formally adopts the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for…
The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations approved its FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prioritizes funding for many transportation projects.
A joint venture of HerzogTransit Services subsidiary TransitAmerica Services and Alternate Concepts Inc. has been selected as the service provider that will operate and manage service on the CTrail Hartford…
In a major victory for freight railroads, a Surface Transportation Board (STB) attempt to revive what previously was ruled an unconstitutional regulatory scheme has been blocked by the federal Eighth…
A new two-track rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey would cost $12.9 billion, up from previous estimates of $7-10 billion.
On July 6, four days before major track refurbishment work begins at Pennsylvania Station New York, the nation’s busiest passenger rail facility, yet another incident—the third in four months—occurred when…
Amtrak has named longtime aviation executive Richard Anderson as its president and chief executive officer, effective July 12.
A legal victory could help get Maryland’s Purple Line light rail project back on track after a federal judge dismissed environmental claims in a lawsuit that has blocked the project…
A financial agreement has been reached between all partners involved in the Pennsylvania Station-Farley Complex redevelopment project to transform New York City’s James A Farley Post Office into a world-class…
Commuters arriving at New York Penn Station Friday morning were greeted by a pleasant change – reaching their destinations without having to walk through Penn Station.
Amtrak will build a $28-million locomotive service facility in Seattle. The U.S. passenger rail corporation said the project is its third major investment in the Seattle facility that provides services…
Amtrak is making several changes to the Saturday night departure times for Hiawatha trains traveling between Chicago and Milwaukee.
Amid widespread criticism and even a commuter lawsuit spawned by Amtrak’s planned repairs to New York Penn Station, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Monday released a plan to maintain Long…
Amtrak on June 5 began operating non-scheduled, non-revenue trains between Lynchburg and Roanoke, Va., to train and qualify T&E (train and engine service) crews for new, extended Northeast Regional service…
The newest locomotive to power Amtrak trains on the West Coast got its first official public showing over the weekend.
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 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…
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