Safety

David Ragan, driver of the no. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford Fusion, will be running his 850-hp racecar with CSX’s “Play It Safe” colors in the Saturday, May 18 NASCAR…
Union Pacific has named 63 companies as annual Pinnacle Award recipients for chemical transportation safety. The award recognizes UP customers that implemented successful prevention and corrective plans and achieved a…
“Here’s looking at you, kid,” is a cherished line from the movie Casablanca,but when the looking is through a hidden camera lens in the locker room or even visibly trained…
Hands-on safety training was a key feature at Union Pacific’s recent ethanol rail safety conference. Approximately 90 participants representing more than 15 ethanol shippers traveled from a 500-mile radius to…
Canadian Pacific Police Service officers were out in force on May 7, Operation Lifesaver’s International Level Crossing Awareness Day, at five locations along the railroad’s U.S. network to enforce grade-crossing…
Norfolk Southern has awarded its Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award to 54 customers for safe handling of chemical products during 2012.
In a spectacular green-white-checkers finish, David Ragan drove his no. 34 Front Row Motorsports (FRM) Farm Rich Ford Fusion to a thrilling victory in the Aaron’s 499 Sprint Cup race…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on May 3 issued an industry-wide safety advisory to warn about safety hazards associated with flat switching operations on railroads.
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. programs and partners across the U.S. will celebrate International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) on Tuesday, May 7, with a variety of events to illustrate the importance…
Among those recognized with various awards April 30 (including Railway Age's own Short Line Railroad of the Year and Regional Railroad of the Year honors) during the American Short Line…
The Surface Transportation Board announced May 1 that it has denied Union 
Pacific’s (UP) petition requesting that the Board find
 reasonable certain UP tariff provisions requiring shippers of
 Toxic-by-Inhalation Hazardous…
David Ragan, driving the no. 34 CSX “Play It Safe” Ford Fusion, lined up 20th for the April 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) Wednesday recognized the industry's overall safety achievements by highlighting best safety practices accomplishments at the Railroad Safety Leadership Forum, in Chicago. The focus of…
NASCAR Sprint Cup fans attending the Toyota Owner’s 400 on Saturday evening, April 27, at Richmond International Raceway, or tuning in to the race on Fox Sports, will see something…
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested two men April 22 who had been planning to bomb a Via Rail Canada passenger train. One was arrested in Toronto and one near…
After two years and one month of blasting, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Tuesday that sandhogs working on the East Side Access project have concluded more than 2,400 controlled explosions under Grand…
Transcaer® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response), a voluntary national outreach organization, on Thursday announced the recipients of its 2012 National Awards Recognition Program. Several railroads were among the award…
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. on Tuesday released its 2012 Annual Report, which reviews the organization's accomplishments, according to President and CEO Joyce Rose.
Canadian Pacifc on Thursday said it had resumed service in western Minnesota after a derailment spilled up to 30,000 U.S. gallons of oil.
The Federal Railroad Administration safety reports for 2012 are now complete, and the Association of American Railroads said Monday they show it was the safest year in the industry's recorded…
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