Tag: rail operations

Impact & Regulations, Travel & Public Transit

Transportation Department announces $1.5B for 26 highway, rail improvement projects

September 19, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it had awarded $1.5 billion in grants to 26 projects across the county to improve highways, multimodal freight, and rail operations. The grants, part of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA), […]

Impact & Regulations

House Transportation Leaders Press Freight Rail Safety

June 15, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The top Democrats on the House transportation panel highlighted workplace safety concerns across freight rail operations shortly after the Biden administration awarded the industry grants to alleviate supply chain woes. Democratic Reps. Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Donald Payne of […]

Travel & Public Transit

NJ TRANSIT taps new chief of rail operations

January 7, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

NJ TRANSIT’s board of directors approved Raymond P. Kenny as sr. VP and GM, rail operations. Kenny has nearly 50 years of railroad industry experience including serving as former acting president of the MTA Long Island Railroad (LIRR). He has […]

Travel & Public Transit

NJ Transit continues to implement rail safety upgrades

September 25, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

NJ TRANSIT implemented a variety of rail safety upgrades over the past year and is looking at additional enhancements for the future, as part of its commitment to safety. Rail Operations is currently in the process of replacing all stub […]

Travel & Public Transit

First Transit Wins First Rail Contract in North America

July 21, 2016

Via: Metro Magazine

First Transit has signed its first rail contract in North America to provide operations and maintenance services for the Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-train commuter rail line. First Transit and DCTA’s new contract agreement, which covers a period of […]