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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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.
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.
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.
A quarterly update on the implementation of PTC on U.S. railroads has outlined that 98.8 per cent of the 57,537 route miles are now in RSD or operation.
The new feature, which alerts drivers when approaching level crossings, aims to highlight the potential risks of crossings and keep users safe.
As the first of its kind, the new guidance document places the U.S. one step closer to the development of hyperloop across the country.
According to its FY2019 Sustainability Report, Amtrak has achieved all energy, fuel, recycling and emissions targets.
With the purchase of these rail cars, the North County Transit District will be able to significantly increase service frequencies to 30-minute headways and begin to replace current legacy COASTER coaches and cab cars over the coming years.