Safety

Organizers for Railway Interchange, North America’s largest railway industry exhibition and technical conference, report that the 2017 event, held in Indianapolis Sept. 17-20, posted total registered attendance of 8,150, with…
In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which caused the worst devastation Puerto Rico has seen in 80 years, the Federal Transit Administration awarded $8.4 million in critical grant funding to…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired AM General Contractor, a Europe-based manufacturer of safety systems, mainly for transit rail cars. Based in Europe, AM has annual sales of about $25 million.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced the addition of Elavon, a provider of secure payment processing solutions and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, to its Member Discount…
The Federal Railroad Administration’s new Hours of Service (HOS) app is now available via the iPhone App Store:
Mid-Coast Transit Constructors, the joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Herzog and Skanska building the San Diego Metropolitan Transportation System (MTS) 10.9-mile Mid-Coast Corridor light rail extension project, has selected…
Jacksonville-based CSX this week is partnering with Operation Lifesaver and the rail industry on Rail Safety Week Sept. 25-30, to raise public awareness about how to be safe around railroad…
Isn’t it, though? Six weeks ago, the Federal Railroad Administration announced it is withdrawing its ANPRM (Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking) regarding testing and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea for…
Canadian Pacific is hoping its annual back-to-school safety message finds students, parents and caregivers before a train does.
Dockets for the fatal Sept. 29, 2016, NJ Transit commuter rail collision in Hoboken, N.J., and the Jan. 4, 2017, Long Island Rail Road collision at the Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn,…
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