BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) on March 30, 2016 launched the first video in a new series called “Making Connections,” which takes viewers behind the scenes with railroad employees as they provide the safe transportation of people and products across the Pacific Northwest.
Rocky Mountaineer on March 30, 2016 announced that it has partnered with Travel Alberta to create an unforgettable experience on board its award-winning train in the world’s first-ever virtual reality (VR) rail video.
For the third week in a row, freight traffic shows no signs of growth. For the week ending March 26, 2016, carloads and intermodal units took another big hit, dropping 18.5% and nearly 15%, respectively, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on March 30.
Metra Electric Line customers may have noticed some small cameras inside one of their cars—it’s part of a very preliminary test to determine how camera technology can be used on Metra trains.
The first two vehicles from a fleet of 20 four-car driverless trains being built by Hitachi Rail Italy (HRI) for the Honolulu Metro arrived in Hawaii on March 24, 2016.