Safety

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.
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.
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