Amtrak N.J. substation to be up this week

Crews are continuing with the necessary repairs and intend to have the facility back online by week’s end providing increased electrical power and a more reliable signal and switching system between New York City and Newark, N.J.

3,000 tons of steel arrives for Honolulu rail project

The shipment was the first of three for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation’s new rail project. In the meantime, state archeologists are studying human remains that were found along the proposed route.

After Prop. 1 failure, C-Tran regroups

Voters rejected a sales tax increase of 0.1 percentage point in C-Tran's service district to pay for light rail. The board will discuss what to do next at a retreat meeting in January.

Alstom to deliver 14 new trains to Paris

Intended for line 14 of the Paris metro as part of the northbound extension of the line to Mairie de Saint-Ouen station. Deliveries will begin in 2014 and end in 2015.

Calif. HSR called ‘project of the century’

The project that would link Northern and Southern California earned the nickname because it would cross two mountain ranges and a half-dozen earthquake faults, experts said.

Downtown stations added to proposed Miami rail

All Aboard Florida, a company proposing passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando, would build a big new train station in Miami with tracks elevated on a platform four stories up. The company also plans to build similar stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

MBTA launches rail ticketing app

Customers can now purchase and display rail tickets and passes using the MBTA mTicket app for iPhone and Android. The tickets are displayed on the phone’s screen as an encrypted barcode and as a human-readable ticket. Partnered with Masabi U.S. Ltd.

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