The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) recently elected two and re-elected four members to its Board of Directors, as the freight advocacy organization celebrated its 18th anniversary.
It could have been much worse—infinitely worse if anything is considered infinitely better than zero. Transit officials in New York City had planned to shut down the busiest segment of the popular “L” Train under 14th Street in Manhattan and through the Canarsie Tunnel into Brooklyn for 15 months, beginning on April 26, to repair flood damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Ever since Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York and New Jersey region in October 2012, the tunnels under the Hudson River between New Jersey and Penn Station New York have been described as a ticking time bomb, subject to complete failure at any time; at least any time after 2021, and more likely after 2034.
With an aim to serve myriad industries with efficient rail access, RCR Hempstead Logistics Park recently held a groundbreaking reception.
The Southern California Regional Rail Authority recently awarded the Talgo-SYSTRA tandem a contract worth $138.9 million to rebuild up to 121 Metrolink-operated Bombardier Rail Cars. The base order is for 50 cars with an option for up to 71 additional units.
Global infrastructure service firm AECOM recently announced that it has been named the 2019 Employer of the Year by the Chicago chapter of the Women Transportation Seminar (WTS).
After an absence of more than eight months, trains are finally running again on New Jersey Transit’s (NJT) Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) between that city and Philadelphia, and on the “Dinky” from Princeton Junction toward Princeton.
Canadian rail-tour company Rocky Mountaineer recently revealed that it dedicated one of its new bi-level GoldLeaf Service rail cars in honor of David G.A. McLean.
On May 8 more than 400 representatives from the railroad industry participated in 350 Congressional meetings as part of our annual Railroad Day on Capitol Hill.
OneRail Coalition recently announced that Devon Barnhart will be joining the team on May 13 as Deputy Director.