Amtrak have awarded a contract to Kiewit/J.F. Shea Joint Venture to build the new Frederick Douglass Tunnel in Baltimore.
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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.
American rail operating company Amtrak have published an innovative plan to further boost their ridership in 2024.
Network Rail Consulting have won a key role in the California High-Speed Rail project, supporting the Authority until 2029.
American rail company Amtrak has reached a major milestone in transforming long distance train service with a multi-billion procurement.
Amtrak has awarded three contracts for the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge Program, including one to Flatiron/Herzog Joint Venture.
A new federal grant has been awarded to Amtrak and their Midwest partners, to create a new Chicago Transportation Hub (CHIP).
Amtrak has launched its procurement process for the Sawtooth Bridges replacement project, in order to improve the Northeastern Corridor.
Amtrak have reached a new milestone in the Frederick Douglass Tunnel Programme with the selection of the first of three major construction contractors.
Amtrak has applied for approximately $716 million in FRA funding for proposals that would upgrade existing routes and add new services.
FRA have awarded more than $570 million in funding to 63 projects in 32 states as part of the Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Programme.
In this exclusive article for Global Railway Review, Amit Bose, Administrator for the Federal Railroad Administration, discusses the importance of safety in rail, and the ways that the FRA is regulating rail in the U.S. to ensure continually improving levels of reliability, efficiency and safety.
Brightline has finally revealed its highly anticipated Orlando station at a ceremony with over 300 invited guests.
The decision approving the CP and KCS merger authorises the two railways to combine to form Canadian Pacific Kansas City; the first single-line railway connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Amtrak's B&P Tunnel Replacement Programme aims to boost future train speed, capacity and ride quality on the Northeast Corridor.