Author: Bill Wilson

First run: Amtrak no. 8, the eastbound Empire Builder, overtakes a BNSF empty grain train at Moab, Wash. Bruce Kelly photo

Watch: Amtrak Debuts ALC-42 in Chicago

Amtrak and Siemens Mobility North America came together at Chicago Union Station to launch the ALC-42, the next generation of long-distance locomotives, on the Empire Builder. Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief and

Officials ushered in the Howard Street Tunnel project in Maryland on Nov. 29.
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Howard Street Tunnel Expansion Project Launches

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan led public- and private-sector leaders in breaking ground on the $466 million Howard Street Tunnel expansion project, which will reconstruct the 126-year-old freight rail tunnel to accommodate double-stack container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore.

The California High Speed Rail Authority will get the chance to approve the Burbank-to-Los Angeles preferred alternative in January. (CHSRA)

Second California High-Speed Rail Segment Waiting To Be Cleared

The California High-Speed Rail Authority released the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the approximately 14-mile Burbank-to-Los Angeles Project Section in southern California, moving CHSRA one step closer to approving its fourth environmental document in two years.