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On Sept. 30, 2016, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Railworthiness Directive (Directive or RWD) to all owners of Department of Transportation (DOT) specification 111 general purpose tank cars.

Amtrak announced the Amtrak Autumn Express will operate this year on Oct. 29 and 30 through parts of New York, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania.

The NTSB has recovered the event recorder and Railhead Corp. video recorder from the control cab of the lead car of New Jersey Transit Pascack Valley Line train no. 1614, ...

Obtaining an accurate read on the current freight car market is like trying to fine-tune a multiple-carburetor setup on a classic performance car. Adjust one setting, and another setting may be thrown off.

Caltrax Inc announced the October 3 launch of its Mobile Repair Unit in the Calgary area. Repairing railcars since 1992, Caltrax Inc expands further in Western Canada with this Calgary shop that offers on-site ...
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced October 4 that the current bi-cameral Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (S. 2595) (H.R. 4626) has achieved majority in the Senate, with 51 co-sponsors, a ...

The League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) named MTA Metro-North Railroad Assistant Chief Engineer Track and Structures Anamaria Bonilla, P.E., 2016 Outstanding Woman of the Year.

An Oct. 3 National Transportation Safety Board update on the Sept. 29 crash of NJ Transit Pascack Valley Line train #1614 into the platform of the Hoboken Terminal ...

Union Pacific's 'Living Legend' No. 844 steam locomotive will travel more than 1,200 miles one-way to celebrate the Oct. 22 opening of Big River Crossing in Memphis, Tennessee. The trek is the first multi-state venture since the locomotive's three-year restoration.

LJA Engineering has promoted Mehdi Nezami, P.E., to Senior Project Manager in its Land Division.

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