The Surface Transportation Board is proposing to amend existing procedures for the arbitration of disputes before the Board to make those procedures conform to statutory requirements of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Miner Enterprises, Inc. has released its latest inspection and installation Field Guide and Wall Chart.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association recognized four short lines on May 18, 2016 "for their efforts in designing and enacting innovative and successful marketing initiatives in the challenging small railroad industry."
One day after the National Transportation Safety Board released its findings on Amtrak 188's derailment, National Association of Railroad Passengers President Jim Matthews issued this statement on May 18, 2016:
For the week ending May 14, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 498,379 carloads and intermodal units, down 9.2% compared with the same week last year, according to the Association of American Railroads.
150 non-partisan organizations recognize Infrastructure Week May 16th to 23rd. Business, labor and civic organizations are uniting under the week's 2016 theme: “Infrastructure Matters.”