The Metra Board on Nov. 10 approved a $1.1 billion operating budget for 2024 that includes a major revision to its fare structure and a new mix of fare products, as well as a $574.9 million capital budget that “continues significant investment in railcars, bridges and stations.” The proposals were unveiled last month.
Author: Railway Age Staff
RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2023 ISSUE: Since 2017, Railway Age has celebrated women leaders who break down barriers and create opportunities for the next generation. This year, 23 honorees and five honorable mentions were selected from more than 100 Women in Rail awards candidates by judges Barbara Wilson and KellyAnne Gallagher, with input from the Railway Age staff. These visionaries from all levels of North American railroading are not only excelling in their respective fields, but also making an impact in the historically male-dominated freight, transit and supply sectors; supporting and inspiring more women to join the industry; and serving their communities. Congratulations to these women whose accomplishments are presented here.
Siemens Mobility on Sept. 26 reported that it will supply six additional SC-42DM dual-mode (diesel-electric/third-rail) Charger locomotives to MTA Metro-North Railroad, building on an initial 27-unit order placed in 2020 for the
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of human resources and recruitment executives discussing changes in freight and passenger rail recruitment,
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of corporate diversity leaders discussing the importance of Employee Resource Groups
Topping the list of reasons to attend Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, is opening speaker Judy Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at BNSF.
The industry conversation continues with Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail 2023—our first in-person Women in Rail conference covering the freight, passenger and transit rail sectors. The Nov. 2 conference, presented
RAILWAY AGE, MAY 2023 ISSUE: Railway Age’s 2023 honorees—selected by our subscribers—approach their roles with an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to service, safety and sustainability.
Join Railway Age’s inaugural “Young Professionals” conference to discover how to grow your career in the freight and passenger rail industry. Our 25 Under 40 program judge Nick Little, who is Director
CPKC Drives Ceremonial Final Spike, Joining Three Nations (Updated April 25, with Videos and U.S. Operations Center Rendering)
Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) on April 14 became the first single-line, transnational railway connecting Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, marked by a ceremonial Final Spike driving in Kansas City, Mo.