The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has notified the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) that it has fully met its state funding match requirements for federal dollars one year ahead of schedule.
Author: David C. Lester
Hamidreza Rezaei has joined engineering and construction management firm STV as Vice President, National Technical Director of Underground Structures.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)—including $198 million in grant funding—for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Grant Program (Partnership Program); applications are due March 7, 2022.
Caltrain reported on Dec. 6 that the Electrification Project price tag has reached $2.44 billion.
RR Mergers & Acquisitions, advisor to rail service providers, supply companies and short line railroads, announced the sale of client Platinum Track Services to GCF Railway Works.
Global rail infrastructure specialist Pandrol has launched E+, a new range of sustainable, resilient systems and battery-powered tools.
Port Manatee has reached agreement for Regional Rail LLC to operate its seaport-owned short line railroad through at least 2036, with options through 2051, “advancing extended business opportunities for Manatee County’s rapidly growing seaport.”
Gov. Phil Murphy has announced that the New Jersey Transit Board of Directors approved a $1.56 billion contract with Skanska/Traylor Bros Joint Venture for the construction of the new Portal North Bridge on the Northeast Corridor, crossing the Hackensack River in the New Jersey Meadowlands.
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) has commenced work on Phase I of its Intermodal Expansion project, a three-part initiative with an expected 2023 completion date.
The Greater Cleveland RTA (GCRTA) awarded a multi-year contract to Advanced Rail Management, Corp. (ARM) to provide rail grinding project management designed to improve wheel/rail interaction on 38 track-miles on the Red Line rapid transit line and 10 track-miles on the GCRTA Blue and Green light rail lines. ARM will provide project management and will be responsible for the quality, technical accuracy and coordination of all required services through 2023.