Safety

The Federal Railroad Administration’s new Hours of Service (HOS) app is now available via the iPhone App Store:
Mid-Coast Transit Constructors, the joint venture of Stacy and Witbeck, Herzog and Skanska building the San Diego Metropolitan Transportation System (MTS) 10.9-mile Mid-Coast Corridor light rail extension project, has selected…
Jacksonville-based CSX this week is partnering with Operation Lifesaver and the rail industry on Rail Safety Week Sept. 25-30, to raise public awareness about how to be safe around railroad…
Isn’t it, though? Six weeks ago, the Federal Railroad Administration announced it is withdrawing its ANPRM (Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking) regarding testing and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea for…
Canadian Pacific is hoping its annual back-to-school safety message finds students, parents and caregivers before a train does.
Dockets for the fatal Sept. 29, 2016, NJ Transit commuter rail collision in Hoboken, N.J., and the Jan. 4, 2017, Long Island Rail Road collision at the Atlantic Terminal, Brooklyn,…
On Sept. 21, the same day the National Transportation Safety Board opened the docket on New Jersey Transit’s Sept. 29, 2016 Hoboken Terminal crash to the public, NJT announced it…
Watco Cos. LLC, a short line railroad holding and transportation services company based in Pittsburg, Kan., has selected Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) hosting services.…
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) unveiled an analysis of the economic role its 260-plus member companies play in the U.S. economy during Railway Interchange 2017 in Indianapolis. The analysis shows…
WSP USA, the former WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, made significant contributions on rail projects which recently received awards from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF).
Canadian National (CN) and Metra have replaced track on the Rock Island Line, the 40-mile district between LaSalle Street station in Chicago and Joliet.
INDIANAPOLIS: Norfolk Southern has reached a preliminary agreement with Progress Rail, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., for Guardian End-of-Train (EOT) devices. Progress Rail, which announced the agreement at…
INDIANAPOLIS: Progress Rail, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., has signed an updated Master Development Agreement with Seeing Machines, a specialist in computer vision technologies. The new exclusive agreement provides…
INDIANAPOLIS – It will likely be 2018 before Congress makes good on President Trump’s pledge to pass an infrastructure spending bill, according to a member of his inner circle, just…
Tacoma, Wash.-based short line Tacoma Rail and Ohio-based regional Wheeling & Lake Erie have selected Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) Hosting services.
I'm pleased (and relieved) to report that, with a push from readers of this blog and the Association of American Railroads, Subaru has thankfully removed its “Boxcar” ad from circulation,…
Citing a lack of evidence, a judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges including involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment against Brandon Bostian, the engineer of Amtrak train 188 that derailed in…
Railroads restarted some services in Florida following Hurricane Irma, and began to assess damage throughout the southeast region.
MRT Holdings has introduced two new systems designed to help freight railroads and transit agencies improve track geometry inspection operations and work-zone sign management.
President Donald J. Trump on Sept. 8 announced his intent to nominate CSX executive Howard R. “Skip” Elliott to be Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA),…
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