Safety

Union Pacific is boosting safety and efficiency with an approximately $79 million infrastructure investment in Louisiana this year.
The 14th Annual Railroad Construction and Maintenance Equipment Auction raised $58,403 to benefit the NRC Safety & Education Training program, according to the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association.
BNSF Railway recognized 65 employees for their outstanding achievements in 2016 at the annual Employees of the Year ceremony in Fort Worth.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has partnered with Railway Equipment Company of Minneapolis and system operator Keolis Commuter Services to install gas hot air track switch heater systems and fiberglass…
Metrom Rail, a developer and integrator of rail safety technology, hired Tom Harding as the company’s vice president of engineering. Harding will lead the company’s engineering operations and expand its…
Three East Coast senators are highlighting the need for increased funding of Amtrak following two derailments at New York Penn Station.
Norfolk Southern awarded its 2016 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award to 55 customers, recognizing their safe handling of rail-shipped hazardous materials products.
OSIsoft, a provider of operational intelligence software, and LILEE Systems, a provider of mobile communications systems for the transportation industry, have entered into an alliance “to improve safety and equipment…
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.
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