Latest Rail Industry News
Sound Transit has appointed Ron Lewis executive director of design, engineering and construction management (DECM). In his new role, Lewis, the agency’s current interim executive director, will report to Kimberly Farley, deputy chief executive officer.
Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack has announced that Steve Poftak, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) Fiscal and Management Control Board vice chair, has been appointed MBTA general manager.
As part of the agency’s “Save Safe Seconds” campaign, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) New York City Transit has announced that a team of engineers and other safety-focused officials have begun correcting antiquated speed limits and fixing faulty speed-regu
The Board of Directors of Caltrain has unanimously approved the purchase of additional electric train cars, allowing the agency to expand its electric fleet from 16 six-car trainsets to 19 seven-car trainsets.
Effective January 1, 2019, Gulf Coast Switching Company (GCSC), a railroad switching and freight car storage company in the Houston area, will begin switching cars at a new staging yard at Angleton, southwest of Houston.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) New York City Transit President Andy Byford announced the appointment of Pete Tomlin to lead the comprehensive modernization of New York City’s subway signal system.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported that total U.S. rail traffic for November 2018 was 2,132,882 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.2 percent or 24,724 carloads and intermodal units compared with November 2017.