The U.S. Secretary of Transportation has announced plans to advance highway-rail grade crossing safety, in-line with the department's commitments.
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Amtrak is claiming improved safety and enhanced passenger experience are the drivers for its record number of customers.
The project is expected to drastically decrease carbon emissions by removing 4.5 million car journeys yearly and contribute 16,000 employment opportunities.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority issued the environmental Record of Decision for the final section of the line between Fresno and Bakersfield.
Women Inspiring Rail: A Q&A with Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority
For our next Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Regional Transportation Authority Executive Director, Leanne Redden, tells us about her work to encourage investment into public transport through co-operation with other transit agencies to create an advocacy campaign.
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.
The implementation of PTC makes Illinois Railway one of the first short line railroads to do so, and contributes to enhancing safety on its trains.
$10 million will be available for any eligible interested parties, with the remaining $14 million restricted to certain projects.
‘For the Long Haul: Delivering Prosperity, Valuing People, Protecting the Planet’ reports a reduction in their carbon footprint, amongst other improvements within the company.
Steve Predmore will succeed Ken Hylander in the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer for Amtrak in November 2019.
For the latest instalment of Global Railway Review’s Women Inspiring Rail series, Sylvia Newell, President of the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers (CARS) explains how being the minority within the rail sector fuels the fire within her to succeed in a male dominated industry.
Amtrak, US-based passenger railroad service, has refurbished the interiors for its Acela Express fleet thought to have cost in excess of $4 million in a bid to increase passenger satisfaction.