Regulatory

Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison is calling for "direct face-to-face discussions based on facts are the best way to make progress on strengthening Canada's grain handling and…
State and local emergency responders won the right to know about individual movements of Bakken crude oil in an emergency order issued late Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by U.S. Transportation…
Sierra Railroad Co., an operator of freight trains and passenger excursions, said it has been awarded "$39.6 million in compensatory and punitive damages in a service contract dispute with Patriot…
Over the years I have been led to believe that there are only two places where one can find a complete set of Railway Age and all its antecedent publications and…
CSX workers and others on Thursday, May 1, 2014, continued to assess the damage caused by a crude-by-rail (CBR) consist that derailed near downtown Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday afternoon, resulting in…
In a 6-to-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority to regulate air pollution generated by coal plants that crosses state lines, putting additional pressure…
The Surface Transportation Board said Monday, April 28, 2014, Deb Miller has been sworn in as the board's newest member. Miller's term runs through Dec. 31, 2017.
As part of their ongoing effort to secure a law mandating a minimum of two crew members in all locomotive cabs, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) and…
CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, will soon take to the rails on an expanded first responder training initiative. The train will travel…
Trains carrying 20 cars or more of crude oil or ethanol must not exceed 50 mph under a new directive issued by Transport Canada on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and…
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