The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has appointed New York State Department of Transportation veteran Phillip Eng to serve as Chief Operating Officer.
American railroads earned a grade of B for infrastructure while the rest of the U.S. sectors got a barely-passing D+ in the latest report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
David Burwell, 69, the Ivy League-educated lawyer-turned-public activist who helped convert abandoned railroad lines into trails and parks, died Feb. 1 at his home in Bethesda, Md.
Siemens has rolled out the first production SC-44 Charger locomotive from its Sacramento facility, part of an eight-unit order for the Washington State Department of Transportation.
Conrail’s Board of Directors has named Timothy Tierney President and Chief Operating Officer, effective April 1. Tierney succeeds Ronald Batory, who is retiring after nearly 46 years in the railroad industry.
Coal led all gainers as rail traffic in the U.S. totaled 521,607 carloads and intermodal units for the week ending March 4, up 1.8 percent from the same week in 2016.
Jeffrey Rosen has been nominated by President Donald Trump as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.