Latest Rail Industry News
More News | May 22, 2017

The board of Phoenix Area’s Valley Metro has authorized the purchase of 11 S70 light rail vehicles (LRVs) from Siemens Industry and the purchase of six off-wire capable, battery propulsion streetcar vehicles from 

More News | May 22, 2017

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) has awarded a contract, worth approximately $40 million, to Wabtec Corporation for the design, installation, test and commission of Positive Train Cont

More News | May 19, 2017

Chicago area’s Metra has broken ground for the Romeoville Metra Station, the first new stop on the Heritage Corridor Line since Metra’s creation in 1984. The ceremony was attended by Romeoville Mayor John Noak, U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski, and Metra Executive Director and CEO Don Orseno.

More News | May 19, 2017

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for four reimagined Manhattan stations, including 163 St., Cathedral Parkway; 86 St.; and 72 St. 

More News | May 19, 2017

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the new $20-million Boston Landing Commuter Rail Station on MBTA’s Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line, restoring commuter rail service to the Allston-Brighton community for the

More News | May 18, 2017

Canadian Pacific (CP) has voiced its support for calls of the proactive use of Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders (LVVR) in Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s introduced bill, the Transportation Modernization Act.

More News | May 18, 2017

Union Pacific (UP) has announced that it will invest approximately $48.1 million in Utah rail infrastructure in 2017. The company will use $40.3 million to maintain railroad track and $4.2 million to maintain bridges in the state. 

Included in the investments are:

More News | May 18, 2017

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending May 13, 2017, totaled 526,970 carloads and intermodal units, a 5.7 percent increase compared to the same week in 2016.

More News | May 17, 2017

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced a new plan that will advance legislation and will separate the chairman and chief executive officer positions into two.

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