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California’s Transbay Transit Center groundbreaking ceremony

The California High-Speed Rail Authority participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the multi-model Transbay Transit Center. The fully re-designed station, when complete will be the first in the nation to meet the design specifications for a high-speed train system. “We...

New York’s Transit Authority Dashboard allows public to track projects and spending

The MTA unveiled a new on-line Dashboard that will enable the public to track the progress of the MTA’s various capital projects. This new web tool will feature a user-friendly interactive system that will provide...

DTP gets green light for Denver’s Eagle P3 commuter rail project

Fluor Corporation announced today that Denver Transit Partners (DTP), a Fluor-led team, reached financial close and received an official notice to proceed from the Regional...

Patriot Rail selected by North Carolina as the rail operator for the P&N RailRoad

Patriot Rail, a privately-held short line and regional freight railroad holding company, today announced that it has executed a letter agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to provide rail service on the Piedmont...

California High-Speed Rail Authority listens to community and narrows Bay Area Section

Based on feedback from more than 30 community meetings in just the past four months, the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board agreed to focus its analysis of the San Francisco-to-San Jose section on alternatives that substantially narrow the right-of-way...

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Stephen Royle. A new company, Breserv, is setting out to be the ‘Go...

The lockdown eases, replaced by confusion

As the lockdown starts to ease, it brings with it a degree of uncertainty and worry. Two months ago,...

Professor Felix Schmid steps down

Felix Schmid has retired from his post as Professor of Railway Systems Engineering at the University of Birmingham after 15 years.

Will the railway be reclassified?

Should the railways remain in the private sector? Or are they, effectively, already nationalised after the government’s emergency measures taken as part...

The one that got away

This year’s Railsport National Angling Championships, due to take place on 12 August 2020 at Makins Fisheries, has been cancelled as a...