Most railroads operate through at least some mountainous territory along their lines, but perhaps no road faces a greater challenge than BNSF.
Author: David C. Lester
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) held a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 24.
The competition for federal transit grants is stiff. HDR’s Mark Fuhrmann offers guidance on how to navigate the process.
The Biden Administration has announced that a “critical milestone” in the Gateway Tunnel Project will be achieved in May—completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and the Record of Decision (ROD).
The Board of Directors of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has approved contracts with two private-sector teams for pre-development work on the Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project.
Wabtec Corp. reported March 23 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nordco from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.
Focused Technology Solutions—a Marmon/Berkshire Hathaway Company—has announced that the first-ever battery-operated e-clip inserter/remover, the EclipEase, is coming soon.
“The Complete Field Guide to Modern Derailment Investigation” by Gary P. Wolf (Wolf Railway Consulting, 2021, spiral bound softcover, 436 pp., $75.00).
LILEE Systems on March 17 released SafeRail, described as “the first complete Hi-Rail Collision Avoidance System … setting a new standard in rail safety.”
The Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC) has selected railroad asset management technology development company TekTracking LLC to supply its TIMPS (Track Inspection, Maintenance, Planning and Scheduling Software) system to manage track inspection, maintenance and scheduling activities.