Safety

Chicago’s Metra and its railroad partners announced plans to begin $216 million worth of infrastructure investments in 2017.
Spring is here for most of North America, and the Short Line Safety Institute announced the second in a series of Safety Tips aimed at short line and regional railroads.
With advertising that proclaims “Let’s Go Places,” Toyota wouldn’t be able to live up to its slogan were it not for BNSF Railway’s high-quality performance, moving motor vehicles produced by…
Wabtec Corp. has acquired Thermal Transfer Corp., a supplier of industrial heat exchangers.
Amtrak knew of track problems before a New Jersey Transit commuter train derailed at New York’s Penn Station on Monday, April 3, turning the hub into a four-day quagmire of…
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.
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