Despite delivering safety improvements and fast-tracking technology projects during the pandemic, Amtrak's President and CEO has said that without additional funding for 2021, the corporation may be forced to further reduce services, defer critical capital projects and make more job reductions.
List view / Grid view
US Rail News
Filter the results
The US High Speed Rail Association has announced that Deutsche Bahn (DB) has joined the Association as a Global VIP Member, in order to support bringing high-speed rail to America.
As of 30 September 2020, approximately 57,314 of the 57,537 route miles subject to the mandate had PTC systems in RSD or in operation.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is working to inspire the next generation of high-speed rail innovators with the relaunch of 'I Will Ride'.
The final rule includes metrics relating to Amtrak's on-time performance and train delays, customer service and station performance.
Progress Rail has reached an agreement with Pacific Harbor Line to supply its new EMD® Joule battery electric locomotive for a demonstration project operating in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.
USHSR's plan includes the creation of a new High-Speed Rail Development Authority and funding for top and second tier priority projects.
Marking transportation history, two Virgin Hyperloop colleagues have become the first humans to travel safely in a hyperloop pod during a test stage of the project.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, has announced $291 million in ‘State of Good Repair’ grants to improve the reliability and safety of America’s rail network.
The Brightline West project is expected to break ground on the first segment between Victor Valley and Las Vegas in late 2020 and commence revenue service in early 2024.
The USHSR has welcomed FS's expertise and participation in the U.S. high-speed rail market, particularly looking to the Californian high-speed programme.
CEO of CHSRA, Brian Kelly, has highlighted that the findings of the report show that the high-speed project has removed more emissions than it has created.
Union Pacific has announced that Rahul Jalali has been appointed as Chief Information Officer, effective from 2 November 2020.
The development of the Hyperloop Certification Center in West Virginia will bring significant investment, jobs and economic growth to the region.
The 'Stop. Trains Can’t.' campaign will work to educate drivers on the safe use of rail grade and high-risk highway-railway crossings across the U.S.