The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the recipients of more than $302 million in grant funds to help repair and rehabilitate railroad infrastructure on 12 projects across nine states.
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On Friday 29 May 2020, the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) is to release the project-level draft environmental document covering the approximately 14-mile Burbank to Los Angeles Project section.
The nationwide high-speed rail project would result in a wide number of benefits, with the plan drawing from global examples, including China.
An update report from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has shown that Positive Train Control (PTC) systems are in operation on 98 per cent of all 58,000 PTC-mandated route miles.
The construction of the high-speed rail line in Texas by Webuild, formerly Salini Impregilo, took a step closer to beginning with a ruling by the 13th Court of Appeals of Texas in favour of Texas Central, the project’s developer.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced more than $22 million in grant funding to three projects that collectively span eight states.
The workforce development centre will provide pre-apprenticeship classes and hands-on construction industry training for local residents who are looking for work on the California high-speed rail project.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc., in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, has announced $200,000 in grants to Operation Lifesaver programmes in 14 states.
CHSRA is to publish the first draft environmental document for the high-speed rail project in Northern California, set to connect San Jose to Merced County.
The safety standards for the Dallas-Houston line involve approval of the new system utilising the Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed rail model.
The California High-Speed Rail Memorandum of Understanding includes an approved preliminary funding plan with LA Metro to advance the Link Union Station project.
The Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Federal Railroad Administration's CRISI Program will provide $311.8 million to eligible rail projects that will work to improve transport safety.
The new high-speed line is set to begin construction by the end of 2020 and will connect Victorville, southern California, with Las Vegas, Nevada.
Skanska is to rehabilitate and restore Amtrak maintenance facilities for the Next Generation Acela high-speed rail service in Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York, USA.
Over $1 billion in funding from the U.S. CARES Act will be made available to Amtrak to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the railroad.