Safety

Don’t look directly at the eclipse, viewers are warned, with Union Pacific adding: Stay off our tracks.
The Association of American Railroads recently awarded Road & Rail Services Inc. a top Automotive Quality Excellence Award for its efforts at the Talladega, Ala., facility, marking the third time…
MTA New York City Transit is qualifying the TRANSIS®-Train communications system from CSiT, a supplier of integrated communication and security technology for transit, under a loan agreement. TRANSIS®-Train is powered…
Frauscher Sensor Technology USA Inc. will be exhibiting its Frauscher Tracking Solutions (FTS) at Railway Interchange 2017 at booth 1801, where visitors “can learn more about inductive wheel sensors, reliable…
The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have withdrawn a proposed rule that would have regulated actions addressing sleep apnea for workers in safety-sensitive positions.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is using its increase in capital spending on system-wide upgrades and repairs. Following a 40% increase from 2016, MBTA says it's kicking its infrastructure improvements…
Confirmation of career-railroader Ronald L. Batory as Federal Railroad Administrator has been delayed by New Jersey and New York’s Senate delegation—Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand ((D-N.Y.), Cory Booker…
CSX’s situation continues to get tougher. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Aug. 2 filed a lawsuit against the railroad, claiming that it has been discriminating against women…
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) that formally adopts the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for…
The North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has named North Shore Railroad Co. Chairman Emeritus Richard Robey as Transportation Person of the Year. Robey will be honored at the…
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