Conrail

Former Norfolk Southern senior executive James W. “Jim” McClellan, who played a significant role in shaping the structure of the modern North American railroad industry, died Oct. 14, 2016. He…
April 1, 1976 was a watershed day in U.S. railroading history. On that day, Consolidated Rail Corp., better known as Conrail, began operating under the auspices of the U.S. government…
Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern (RBMN) Railroad appointed Thomas Cook as Vice President Transportation and Safety, the company announced on April 13, 2015.
Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Conrail, has joined the board of OnTrackNorthAmerica, a non-profit organization “committed to reversing the commercial, regulatory and economic dynamics that cause…
A National Transportation Safety Board report on a Conrail Shared Assets derailment in Paulsboro, N.J., cites several factors, including inadequate safety training for train crews, as contributing factors.
Rep. Robert E. Andrews (D-N.J.) has introduced a bill calling for independent oversight of railroads and particularly railroad infrastructure, arguing that U.S. freight railroads aren't pursuing adequate safety measures.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Monday released its preliminary report on the Paulsboro, N.J. train derailment Nov. 30, but the initial release does not identify the cause of the…
Hurricane Sandy stranded millions for days. It will take billions to fully recover from the monster storm’s windy, watery wallop.