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API emphasizing collaboration, not confrontation
Following the recent, unrelated series of crude oil train derailments that resulted in fires, explosions, and in the case of Lac-Mégantic, tragedy and death, CBR (crude by rail) has come…
Irving Oil sets tank car conversion plan
Saint John, New Brunswick-based Irving Oil Ltd. announced plans Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, to voluntarily convert its older DOT-111 tank cars used in crude-by-rail (CBR) business—which has soared in recent…
Fly/drive focus aids U.S. weather wimpdom
The winds at my back from the north actually aided my trip to work this snowy Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, also allowing me great visibility since the snow also attacked…
RSICTC to USDOT: We’re tired of waiting
The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSICTC) has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to get moving on new safety measures for tank cars carrying crude oil…
BNSF engineer trainee lauded for fast response to CBR wreck
Geoff Andersen, a BNSF locomotive engineer trainee, has been credited with preventing the spread of fire and explosions that occurred shortly after a BNSF crude oil train wrecked in Casselton,…
Crude By Rail Conference & Expo | Sponsorships & Exhibits
June 12 & 13, 2014 | Key Bridge Marriott | Arlington, VA · Moving CBR Profitably — and Safely · Sponsorships & Exhibits In 2013, crude by rail (CBR) nearly doubled in business.…
Re-inventing the DOT 111
Railcar suppliers gear up to meet demand for safety-first tank cars.
At high or low speed, a safety need
As the U.S. bolsters its passenger rail options, from high speed rail startups to streetcar revivals, those designing the safest land transport mode seek to make it safer still.
Crude By Rail Conference & Expo | Agenda
June 12 & 13, 2014 | Key Bridge Marriott | Arlington, VA · Moving CBR Profitably — and Safely · Conference Agenda Thursday, June 12 9:00 Keynote AddressEd Hamberger, President & Chief Executive…
Crude By Rail Conference & Expo
June 12 & 13, 2014 | Key Bridge Marriott | Arlington, VA · Moving CBR Profitably — and Safely · Crude by Rail (CBR) is a rapidly growing source of traffic for the…
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