Class III D&I Railroad (D&I) in northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota, plus two long-time CN customers have submitted letters of support for the Canadian Class I’s application to the Surface Transportation
Author: Marybeth Luczak
Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council approves a labor agreement that boosts wages for Metro Transit workers. Also, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) advances the Silver Line Regional Rail project, allowing the return of freight rail service to Plano and Richardson, Tex.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) is permitting the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific (Rock Island) to provide service for 30 days over rail line owned by the state of Oklahoma and the
The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) Office of Environmental Analysis has released a Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for Savage Tooele Railroad Company’s proposal to construct and operate an 11-mile rail line in Tooele County, Utah. The STB will use the assessment to help determine whether or not to approve the project.
CN on March 1 reported reaching a new tentative three-year collective agreement with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2004, which represents approximately 2,500 track and bridge workers, who are primarily responsible for the Class I’s track maintenance across Canada.
Ancora Holdings Group LLC, which has launched a formal takeover attempt of Norfolk Southern (NS), issued a statement critical of the railroad’s safety record and calling for the removal of CEO Alan
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Gulf & Atlantic Railways, LLC (GAR) has appointed David Pederson to Vice President, Multimodal Logistics, following its acquisition last fall of Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR) and Railroad Distribution Services (RDS)
The March 2024 issue of Railway Age is available digitally, showcasing our Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year as well as deep dives into next-gen motive power.
Three Norfolk Southern (NS) trains were involved in a derailment March 2 just east of Steel City, Pa., along the Lehigh River. There were no reported injuries to crews. An eastbound train
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently released three technical reports and a research results report covering communications and train control, rolling stock, and automation, which the agency’s Office of Research, Development & Technology (RD&T) is studying with its partners to help improve rail safety.