Latest Rail Industry News

More News | March 18, 2019

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) President Patrick Foye, New York City Transit President Andy Byford, and Subway Senior Vice President Sally Librera announced new statistics that show continuing improvements to subway performance. 

More News | March 18, 2019

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has certified the State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program for the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC), allowing responsib

More News | March 15, 2019

New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business assets of Snyder Equipment Company, Inc., a Missouri-based manufacturer of locomotive fueling and servic

More News | March 15, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has petitioned the Surface Transportation Board (

More News | March 14, 2019

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad, Union Pacific (UP) will tour its historic steam locomotives, Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844.

More News | March 14, 2019

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) has reported a decrease of 6.8 percent, or 17,198 carloads, for February 2019 rail traffic compared to February 2018. Carloads totaled 237,072. Same-railroad traffic for February 2019 was down by 1.8 percent when compared to February 2018.

More News | March 13, 2019

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has released its SEP-TAINABLE Annual Report for 2019 that details sustainability achievements from the past year. 

More News | March 13, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that U.S. rail traffic for the week ending March 9, 2019, totaled 508,958 carloads and intermodal units, a 4.7 percent decrease compared to the same week in 2018.

More News | March 12, 2019

SunRail, a commuter rail line in Central Florida, has logged ridership records for January and February 2019, with average daily ridership more than 6,000 per day and Friday ridership averaging more than 6,300. Increase in ridership follows the July 2018 opening of the 17-mile southern expansion. 

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