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The President of the International Association of Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation Workers' (SMART TD) Transportation Division released Nov. 27 this open letter addressed to President-elect Trump:
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Nov. 22 proposed updates for the passenger train safety standards used in the U.S. as the country looks to regional projects to add high-speed…
The phase-out of coal for electricity generation announced by Canada’s greenish Liberal government Nov. 21 will have no impact on the country’s Class I railways. That’s because nearly all of…
The Association American of Railroads (AAR) on Nov. 21 released an open letter to Vice President-Elect Pence and the transition team:
Regarding the Association of American Railroads Nov. 17 request that the U.S. Surface Transportation Board delay regulatory proposals until the U.S. Senate confirms a full slate of Board members appointed…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) said November 17 that the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) should defer regulatory proposals, most notably forced access, until the U.S. Senate confirms a…
Railroad industry journalist, analyst, author and long-time Railway Age Contributing Editor Lawrence H Kaufman, 80, died on Nov. 8 in Golden, Colo., after a long illness.
Ed Greenberg, spokesperson for the Association of American Railroads, provided this statement following the Federal Railroad Administration's Nov. 10 decision to reject a petition by several industry groups to delay…
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) released the following statement regarding Tuesday’s election:
Canadian Pacific has provided notice to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) that it will be seeking changes by Transport Canada that would reduce by a third the maximum permissible…
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