Amtrak


Bronx to Get Four New Metro-North Railroad Stations

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that an agreement has been reached among the MTA, Empire State Development and Amtrak that will lead to four new Metro-North Railroad stations being built along an underutilized rail line in the east Bronx with access to Penn Station....


Amtrak Narrows Master Developer List to Four Teams

As part of the ongoing work to enhance the customer experience at the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station, Amtrak narrowed the list to four teams that will compete to be selected as Master Developer to update the historic station....


MassDOT Commits Funds to Longmeadow Rail Crossing

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has committed approximately $700,000 to help Amtrak make safety improvements at the public railroad crossing at Birnie Road in Longmeadow. This funding is expected to cover approximately 90 percent of the cost of the improvements....


Gateway Advances Construction for Future Hudson Tunnel

Trustees of the Gateway Program Development Corporation (GDC) on May 18 commended the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for agreeing to fund $12.5 million of work with Amtrak to relocate utilities from the path of Section 3 of the Hudson Yards Concrete Casing project....


Seattle's New $28M Locomotive Facility Picks Up Steam

With the piling work completed for the new Amtrak locomotive service facility, crews are now pouring its concrete foundation and installing the underground mechanical, electrical and utilities. Although the project is only 38 percent complete, construction is ahead of schedule....


Track Work Puts Shore Line East Service on Buses

The Connecticut Department of Transportation said an Amtrak project of track repairs starting April 23 between New Haven and Old Saybrook will affect customers of both the intercity rail system and the CTDOT-owned Shore Line East commuter line, canceling trains and putting travelers onto buses instead....


Century-Old Portal Bridge Malfunctions, Causes Delays

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) As a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continues in Washington, the perils facing Northeast Corridor commuters were brought into stark relief again March 16 when a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of New York....


Amtrak Continues Work on Penn Station for Second Summer

Amtrak will continue its Infrastructure Renewal program at New York Penn Station during Summer 2018 by performing critical reconstruction of three major railroad infrastructure assets in New York City: The Empire Tunnel and the Spuyten Duyvil Bridge, which provides train access between Upstate New York and New York Penn Station, as well as renewal work on Track 19 in New York Penn Station, which will help provide commuters with more reliable service....


Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up : April 4, 2018

Was your week a little busy? No worries! Here is a recap of the most popular stories from our website over the past week: Contractors Fined Millions For Failing To Hire Local Workers During Arena Construction During the construction of Detroit's $862.9 million Little Caesars Arena, only 25 percent of the hours worked by skilled tradesman were actual residents of the city....


Michigan Track Improvements Slash Amtrak Travel Time

DETROIT (AP) The Michigan Department of Transportation said $384 million in track improvements have led to faster train speeds and reduced travel times to Chicago. The Amtrak Wolverine route, which runs from Detroit to Chicago, has reduced transit time by 20 minutes, said Michael Frezell, a department spokesman....






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