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The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ruled that an MTA New York City Transit supervisor discriminated against an employee for exercising his safety rights under the National ...
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) has introduced legislation he says “will provide a dedicated revenue source to invest in rebuilding crumbling freight infrastructure.”
The chairman of Australian mining company Hancock Prospecting Pty. Ltd., Gina Rhinehart, marked the delivery of the locomotive fleet for the new Roy Hill heavy-haul railway in Western Australia’s Pilbara region on March ...
Railroad stocks slid precipitously on Monday, March 23, 2015, pulling down the broader transport sector, after Kansas City Southern, citing the negative effects of lower oil prices and continued weakness in the Mexican peso, downgraded its full-year outlook.
Dallas’s first “modern streetcar” has arrived from Brookville, Pa.
It is shipper-friendly legislation with which freight railroads probably can live. And while it’s not all the stuff so-called captive shippers would prefer—such as mandatory caps on rail rates and a study into the benefits of mandatory reciprocal switching—it stands a better probability o ...
Bi-partisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate to remedy what are termed “significant challenges in the federal environmental permitting process” that delay and discourage railroads from constructing additional capacity.
One need not look to the wild blue yonder to find the BNSF air force. Soon, it will be patrolling BNSF tracks from altitudes no higher than 500 feet, but not within three miles of any airport and always during daylight hours.
After months of late arrivals due to track congestion on CN’s northern Ontario main line, compounded by slow orders arising from CN’s efforts to recover from two tar sands oil train explosions, Via Rail is examining an alternative routing for the Canadian,the continent’s last class ...
One of the largest rail labor unions—the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART)—will have a new president May 1 upon the unexpected retirement April 30 of SMART General President Joseph J. Nigro.
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