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"I think it’s one of the first times that Amtrak, PennDOT and Norfolk Southern were all at the same table answering questions from legisla ...

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 is the opening of one of the world’s engineering marvels: the Gotthard Base Tunnel under the Swiss Alps, the world’s longest and deepest railway tunnel.

The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) released on Dec. 8 its letter to President-elect Trump.

Road & Rail Services, Inc., announced Dec. 8 that it was awarded the 2015 Mosaic Platinum Safety Award, recognizing its excellence in safety leadership and performance for its operations in Bone Valley, Florida by fertilizer producer, Mosaic Co.

The board of directors of Texas Central Partners, LLC (Texas Central), the private firm attempting to build a high-speed train connecting North Texas, the Brazos Valley and Houston, has named Carlos F. Aguilar as CEO. Former CEO Tim Keith becomes President.

President Obama on Dec. 7 nominated Ann Begeman to another five-year term on the Surface Transportation Board. She was approved by voice vote in an Executive Session of the Senate Commerce Committee within hours of Obama’s nomination reaching the Committee, and then quickly confirmed by the ful ...

The U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) has released a study, “Freight Rail Pricing,” which suggests that rail shippers are amenable to longer-term contracts but wary of pricing.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) named crew member fatigue as the probable cause of a 2014 Union Pacific (UP) Hoxie, Ark., accident that killed two crew members and seriously injured two others.

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported Dec. 7 that total U.S. weekly rail traffic for the week ending December 3, 2016 was 53,130 carloads and intermodal units, up 2% compared with the same week last year, and the third consecutive week that saw a ...

Ottawa’s O-Train Confederation Line LRT project attained a major milestone on Dec. 2 as the first of 34 Alstom Citadis Spirit LRVs began testing on the line segment between Blair and Cyrville stations, during a ceremonial launch.

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