CSX Transportation has selected Michael Baker International to lead programme and construction management for the $3.7 billion Transforming Rail in Virginia project.
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Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
The U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) was created by the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 and is one of 10 agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation concerned with intermodal transportation. Its mission is to enable the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of people and goods.
Amtrak is moving forward with a project to replace the 116-year-old Susquehanna River Rail Bridge to improve efficiency on the Northeast Corridor.
Amtrak will soon start to look for a construction contractor to replace the Connecticut River Bridge, paving way for better reliability and decreased delays on the U.S. Northeast Corridor.
The new requirements seek to enhance U.S. railroad cyber-security resilience by focusing on performance-based measures.
The Delaware Department of Transportation, in partnership with Amtrak, have been awarded a U.S. Department of Labor grant to fund a training programme.
USDOT’s latest funding will be used to make highway-railway crossings safer for Americans – whether they are driving, cycling or walking – across the states of California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania.
The USDOT FRA has announced it is making $1.4 billion in funds available that will advance projects to improve America’s passenger and freight network, strengthen supply chains and lay the groundwork for future growth.
USDOT have awarded over $233 million to 11 projects in eight states to improve and modernise intercity passenger rail service.
Amtrak have received a grant from the FRA which will allow the company to train over 600 employees in its new apprenticeship programme.
The FRA grant funds are for 46 projects in 32 states and will be vital in modernising rail infrastructure and strengthening supply chains.
The FRA have published the report which is the first to use metrics that provide comprehensive data on the passenger rail performance.
With level crossing and railway trespass related collisions amounting to over 90 per cent of all railway accidents, Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety and Interoperability at the UIC, explains why raising awareness of safety initiatives is now more important than ever and how ILCAD 2022 will play a part…
The FRA have established a Corridor Identification and Development programme to direct federal investments into passenger rail services across the nation.
The Federal Railroad Administration is asking operators and manufacturers to join their commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
With state-of-the-art superconducting maglev technology looking increasingly likely to come to the U.S., Wayne Rogers, Chairman and CEO of Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail (BWRR), explains how this revolutionary technology offers the chance to raise rail safety standards throughout North America.