Regulatory

The Association of American Railroads Wednesday took issue with a decision by the Surface Transportation Board, issued Tuesday, "not to factor into their review of coal rail rates product and…
Congress, collectively, has “forgotten” the dark days of rail regulation and its own move to address it. That’s a threat to rail’s long-term viability.
Rail industry representatives spanning freight and passenger railroads, along with industry suppliers, labor groups, supportive state and local political officials, and rail activists were out in force on and around…
Association of American Railroad (AAR) President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger Tuesday told the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's railroads, pipelines and hazardous materials subcommittee that the nation's freight railroads…
A statement released Friday by the Association of American Railroads commented unfavorably on a proposal by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) for mandatory switching, which AAR asserted "would harm…
The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) want the Surface Transportation Board to annul market forces and require that at least two Class I railroads…
The New England Railroad Club and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will hold the 2013 Eastern Region Highway-Rail Crossing Safety Conference and Expo at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass.,…
Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo addressed the Railway Age/Parsons Transportation Group International Conference on Communications-Based Train Control on Feb. 5. He spoke about rail's growing role in moving people and…
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has battled with railroads over rates and service on and off ever since the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 was enacted.
Reauthorized rail safety legislation the implementation of two new laws on pipeline safety and hazardous materials safety are on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's agenda in 2013, according to…
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