Author: William C. Vantuono

With Railway Age since 1992, William C. Vantuono has broadened and deepened the magazine's coverage of the technological revolution that is so swiftly changing the industry. He has also strengthened Railway Age’s leadership position in industry affairs with the conferences he conducts, among them Next-Generation Train Control, Light Rail, and Rail Insights. He is the author or co-author or editor of several books, among them All About Railroading; John Armstrong’s The Railroad: What It Is, What It Does; Railway Age’s Comprehensive Railroad Dictionary; and Planning, Engineering, and Operating Light Rail, With Applications in New Jersey.

Intramotev Reports TugVolt Progress

At the Innovation Day opening session of FreightWeekSTL 2023 in St. Louis, Mo., which kicked off May 22, startup Intramotev Autonomous Rail reported on the commercial launch progress of its TugVolt battery-electric,

NS: ‘Safety First’ Gets ‘Nuclear Power’

Norfolk Southern has retained Atkins Nuclear Secured (ANS) to conduct a multi-year independent review of the railroad’s “safety-first culture.” NS and ANS “will build upon the work and safety initiatives under way

NS, 12 Unions Issue Joint Safety Letter

Norfolk Southern President and CEO Alan H. Shaw and leaders of 12 of the Class I’s labor unions sent a joint letter May 23 “underscoring their shared goal of partnering together to drive continuous

NS Extends OAR to Alabama

Norfolk Southern’s OAR (Operation Awareness & Response) program was launched in 2015 “to educate the public about the economic importance of the safe movement of hazardous materials by rail, connect emergency first