A Union Pacific train carrying 96 carloads of Bakken crude to a refinery in Tacoma, Wash., derailed in Mosier, Ore., on June 3.
On Thursday, June 2, 2016, Amtrak and Siemens marked completion of the 70th and final Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64) electric locomotive at the Siemens rail manufacturing hub in Sacramento, Calif., when No. 670 rolled out of the plant, bound for the Northeast.
Caltrain's Board of Directors has unanimously approved balanced operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2017.
CN launched a website on June 3, 2016 to encourage communities to submit input for corridor risk assessments along rail routes carrying significant amounts of dangerous goods.
The National Association of Railroad Passengers added its support to growing political pressure to speed-up New York's Hudson River rail project, in fear of a "transportation meltdown."