Safety

The derailment and resulting fire involving a Union Pacific ethanol train in March included older DOT-111 tank cars, according to a preliminary government report.
Two trains have derailed at low speed on the complex interlocking plant at Penn Station New York in the space of two weeks. On April 3, at approximately 9:00 a.m.,…
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has appointed David Friss  Director of Process Improvement.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will advance initiatives to renew critical infrastructure, replace aging portions of its fleet, expand capacity for growing ridership and make technology improvements under its proposed…
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Wednesday approved legislation involving passenger rail.
I have stressed many times in this blog, and in my monthly magazine columns—at times in harsh terms that may have offended some people who, for reasons I can’t quite…
What has been will be again; what has been done will be done again. There is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look!…
One of Keith Creel’s first acts upon becoming Canadian Pacific CEO in February was a call to his counterpart at the union representing the railway’s train and engine (T&E) crews.…
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $217 million to 72 projects in the state including more than $60 million for state rail projects.
Strato, Inc.’s StratoMAX F51AE F-Style knuckle has passed the Association of American Railroads (AAR) M-216 fatigue life cycle test. This specification requires an average fatigue life of at least 600,000…
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