Amtrak's revised vision for the Northeast Corridor calls for bold investments of $US 110bn to improve existing infrastructure and to construct a new dedicated high-speed line over the next 30 years. Kevin Smith examines the plans for North America's most important passenger railway.
A GROUNDBREAKING ceremony was held at the site of the future Roosevelt station in Seattle on August 17 to mark the start of construction on Sound Transit's Northgate Link 6.9km light rail extension from Husky Stadium to Northgate.
A performance-based track geometry system incorporating trained neural networks has been developed by TTCI. It is already being used by four railways and is now being tested on the Dallas light rail network, as senior engineer Charity Duran Ketchum explains.