Safety

Is complying with the multitude of regulations for the transport of hazardous materials—also known as dangerous goods (DG)—truly a challenge? According to 136 shipping executives surveyed online in April 2015…
Just five days after a CSX train car carrying acrylonitrile derailed in Maryville, Tenn. and caught on fire, four CSX train cars carrying mixed freight derailed and flipped over in…
Performance monitoring devices provide railroads a targeted, educated approach to maintenance or safety issues.
Winners of the 2015 edition of Metra’s Safety Poster and Essay Contest were honored June 17, 2015 at the June meeting of the Metra Board of Directors.
Google has agreed to partner with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on grade crossing safety, the agency announced on June 29, 2015.
Positive Train Control (PTC) was again in the spotlight this week, as the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a hearing June 24…
A universal access control system is being introduced to North America that radically improves safety and risk management in the U.S. logistics and transportation industry.
Canadian Pacific (CP) says it is “profoundly disappointed” with Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt’s public  comments regarding an ongoing investigation into an alleged breach in safety rules. “Such comments…
Transport Canada has uncovered serious violations in connection with the horrific 2013 oil train derailment in Lac-Mégantic under the Railway Safety Act and the Fisheries Act, the department announced June…
Railway Age was in Chicago June 17-18 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel for its first-annual Rail Insights conference, structured as a series of conversations with industry leaders who, with Railway…
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