Safety

The stakes are big in the race to build a new generation of American high speed trains. "If we can get one high speed system up and running, others will follow."
Creating a culture that promotes individual safety and eliminates injuries is not an easy thing to do in the railroad industry.
The proverbial ounce of prevention is worth more than any cure when it comes to keeping heavy tonnage on track.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) have introduced House and Senate versions of the Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act, which would freeze national truck size and…
Current technology is not only more reliable, it’s highly intelligent.
High performance wheels can offer improved safety and an extended life cycle.
TTCI’s “integrated freight car truck concept” is the next step in improved performance and reliability.
The railroad industry has a safety record that’s the envy of many other industries, yet when railroads think safety, they think continuous improvement. The most important element is a strong…

Madrid-based CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, SA) says it is working to address problems involving loose bolts in Pittsburgh’s light rail vehicle fleet, operated by the Port Authority of Allegheny County (Pennsylvania).

--> Madrid-based CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, SA) says it is working to address problems involving loose bolts in Pittsburgh’s light rail vehicle fleet, operated by the Port Authority of…
Another New York Metropolitan Area transit agency has embarked on resignaling its rail rapid transit system with CBTC (communications-based train control), with Siemens as the prime supplier.
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