The feelings were electric. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board used one unanimous vote to clear the way for electrification of the state’s commuter rail system. The move will create better service to many communities in the state, MBTA said.
Author: Bill Wilson
Metra announced a record-breaking capital investment over the next five years. The financial boost comes with no increase in train fares.
California Northern Railroad Company Takes Advantage of New Tier 4 Near Zero Emissions Locomotives From KLW
After talking about tomato paste for a good portion of the morning, Jake Harrison, the general manager of California Northern Railroad Company, recommended a Hawaii teriyaki restaurant for lunch.
RAILWAY TRACK & STRUCTURES at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE: The education energy was flowing during the second day of the AREMA 2019 technical conference at Railway Interchange in Minneapolis.
RAILWAY TRACK & STRUCTURES at RAILWAY INTERCHANGE: Holland is displaying a new Gage Inspector that offers real-time measurement at Railway Interchange 2019 in Minneapolis.
RailWorks Corp., a rail track construction and maintenance services provider in North America, is introducing RailWorks Insight, a comprehensive digital track inspection management system, at Railway Interchange 2019 in Minneapolis.
Encore Rail Systems has been in the tie-plugging compound business for some time, but now they have a name behind the product.
MTA Long Island Rail Road crews used accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace a railroad bridge in just two days in New York City’s New Hyde Park. The bridge was open for Monday commuters on Aug. 26.
Loram Pty Ltd., the wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., has executed a binding agreement to acquire all the assets of the rail grinding business of Aurizon Operations Ltd. Upon completion, Loram will increase the number of Australian customers to which it provides rail grinding services by four, including all main line and turnout rail grinding for Aurizon Network Pty Ltd. Completion of the acquisition remains subject to certain conditions precedent.
In response to the Federal Railroad Administration canceling a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would require a two-person crew in locomotives, the state of Ohio is upping the stakes.