Construction of the high-speed rail line between Texas and Houston is expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Texas Central.
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A new rule has been proposed by the FRA to measure the performance and service quality of Amtrak's intercity passenger train operations.
USDOT has awarded Metrolink with $10.7 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program funding.
The U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $248.5 million in grants that will support railroad infrastructure developments.
Based on self-reported progress, FRA's Q4 update details that PTC systems are in RSD or operation on 55,601 miles of rail route across the U.S.
The Risk Reduction Program will require the largest freight railroads in the U.S. to develop and implement a safety plan that is FRA approved.
The draft business plan has been released for public review and comment, focusing on the developments made for the new Californian high-speed rail line.
California, New York, Florida, and Texas have been named in a Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) report as having the highest number of fatal railroad trespasser strikes between 2012 and 2017.
The programme utilises flexible delineators at railroad crossings and enhanced GPS alerts to dramatically improve railroad safety.
The publication provides an update on railroads' self-reported progress toward fully implementing positive train control systems.
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation has announced plans to advance highway-rail grade crossing safety, in-line with the department's commitments.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) have announced the availability of $24 million in grant funding to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail service for the country.
$10 million will be available for any eligible interested parties, with the remaining $14 million restricted to certain projects.
Expected to enter service from 2020, the new rolling stock will increase seating capacity and improve accessibility for disabled passengers.
The FRA has pledged more than $326 million in a bid to improve railway infrastructure across the U.S., with nearly a third of this going to rural projects.