Regulatory

Not including orders for 7,000 new railcars worth $700 million announced May 21, 2014, Greenbrier has been awarded contracts for 7,700 cars from multiple buyers valued at more than $960…
October 28 & 29, 2014  |  Washington Marriott |  Washington, DC Conference Agenda Tuesday, October 28 8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast - Westend Ballroom Foyer 9:00 Keynote AddressJames A. Squires, President,…
October 28 & 29, 2014  |  Washington Marriott Hotel  |  Washington, DC · MIXED TRAFFIC: Meeting the Challenges · Join Railway Age at this premier event — the industry’s only conference on freight-plus-passenger railroading. Now…
Phase out coal? Anathema to you? I certainly sympathize with the concern expressed by the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in their measured initial…
Railway Supply Institute Vice President of Government Affairs Nicole Brewin expressed concerns Wednesday, June 4, 2014, of potential negative impacts resulting from the U.S. Environmental Protectation Agency (EPA) proposal on…
The Obama Administration on Monday, June 2, 2014, announced a proposed Environmental Protection Agency regulation, dubbed “Clean Power Plan,” to cut carbon pollution from U.S. power plants 30% from 2005…
Rail labor’s sabots are showing. It’s not a pleasant sight. “Sabots”—French for wooden shoes and the etymological root of “sabotage”—were thrown into the gears of textile looms by 15th century…
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph C. Szabo on Friday, May 30, 2014 toured a Siemens rail automation plant in Louisville, Ky., which is producing components for new Positive Train Control (PTC)…
The Surface Transportation Board on Thursday, May 29, 2014, instituted an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proceeding to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on whether the "safe harbor"…
Surface Transportation Board Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, said that Board Member Deb Miller has been designated as the agency's vice chairman.
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