The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a huge funding package for rail infrastructure upgrades and enhanced rail safety measures for projects in Alaska and South Dakota.
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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are increasingly being applied to some of the thorniest issues that rail operators confront, and one of the more promising ones is the monitoring of level crossings. Karsten Oberle, Head of Rail, Transportation Segment at Nokia Enterprise, explains more.
The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and intercity passenger service.
The Texas high-speed line has received the Rule of Particular Applicability and the Record of Decision, moving it one step closer to the beginning of construction.
U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced that $1 billion will be invested in American infrastructure through the BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants programme, to repair, rebuild, and revitalise transportation systems across America.
Results from recent polls on behalf of the OneRail Coalition and the Association of American Railroads, show that Americans continue to support the development of passenger rail travel and the importance of rail freight in reducing the transportation sector’s impact on climate change.
The approval by the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s (Authority) Board of Directors represents another major milestone for the high-speed rail line, as it continues to implement the project in the interest of California and the Central Valley’s future.
Despite having to shift focus over the last few months, Rob Padgette, Managing Director at the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, explains how the passenger rail service is forging ahead with a number of exciting projects that will drive growth and bring better rail transport connectivity to the Northern California…
This milestone, announced by the California High-Speed Rail Authority, comes as America celebrates Labor Day and the contributions of the American worker.
New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT) has exercised an option for eight additional BOMBARDIER ALP-45 dual-power locomotives, making this NJ TRANSIT’s fourth order for this locomotive type.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has submitted to the Federal Register a final rule allowing railroads to use ultrasonic inspection technology, augmented with global positioning system (GPS) technology, to employ continuous rail testing.
Did you know that there is currently 11,693km of high-speed lines under construction around the world? This In-Depth Focus explores this progress and includes how Turkey is planning to transform its high-speed network, as well as how high-speed rail really must be pushed forward in North America.
This In-Depth Focus explores several project developments and what long-term opportunities lie ahead for the rail industry, including: the importance of financing; what changes must take place to recover and move forward from the coronavirus pandemic; the continued approach to tackling climate change; and focusing on how improving passenger and…
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has issued a Revised Notice of Preparation (NOP) and a Revised Notice of Intent (NOI) for the 30-mile Los Angeles to Anaheim project section.
This issue takes a look at South Africa’s complex signalling modernisation programme, the next steps in standardisation of data exchanges between TMS and trains, GTR's passenger-centric response to the challenges of COVID-19, plus our 'Decarbonising Rail', 'High-Speed Rail Development' and 'Rail: Thinking Long-Term' In-Depth Focuses.