Hyperloop has been recognised in official U.S. Code for the first time, representing a step forward to its potential commercial deployment.
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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded more than half a million dollars in Railroad Trespassing Enforcement Grants to law enforcement agencies to support life-saving trespass abatement in six states.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
NJ TRANSIT has announced that it has advanced its Positive Train Control (PTC) programme into the Extended Revenue Service Demonstration (ERSD) phase.
Worth $120 million, the contracts include the implementation of signalling and train control systems on the rail corridors between Miami to West Palm Beach, and West Palm Beach to Orlando.
Ryan Coholan, Chief Railroad Officer at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), discusses the benefits of introducing new technologies across the rail industry and how MBTA has successfully applied IoT to the maintenance of its locomotive fleets.
The Fiscal and Management Control Board at MBTA approved the four-year extension of its Commuter Rail Operating contract with Keolis Commuter Services.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) has announced that more than 4,000 construction jobs have been created across 119 miles of the high-speed rail project, with more than 73 per cent of the workers dispatched to various construction sites reported living within the Central Valley.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) which includes more than $290 million in grant funding to help repair and rehabilitate intercity passenger railroad assets.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the availability of $293,000 in competitive grant funds for Railroad Trespassing Suicide Prevention Program projects.
As Caltrain continues to take on the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency’s Board of Directors have voted to approve interim operating and capital budgets for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021.
Georgia Ports Authority’s Mason Mega Rail project has passed a major milestone by putting into operation the first nine of 18 new working tracks, with its first two rail-mounted gantry cranes to be commissioned in early-June 2020.
A total of 28 Bombardier BiLevel commuter rail cars have been ordered by two U.S. West Coast transportation authorities, representing a $108 million contract.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
On Friday 29 May 2020, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to release the project-level draft environmental document covering the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles Project section.