The NTSB released a Railroad Investigation Report after a collision between Amtrak train 531 and a Union Pacific Roadway Maintenance Machine in July of last year.
Operation Lifesaver (OL) Canada on Sept. 22 announced that the city of Wemotaci in Quebec has been selected as the winner of its Roger Cyr Award for Communities and OL’s Columbia Committee Chair, Phil Breden, will receive the individual Roger Cyr Award.
IRJ Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith sits down with KFW-IPEX Bank Global Head of Aviation, Mobility & Transport Dr. Carsten Wiebers to discuss the future of railway asset finance and the challenges and opportunities
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced Sept. 25 that it has invested more than $1.4 billion from President Biden’s Infrastructure Law into 70 rail improvement projects in 25 states and Washington, D.C.
Do you know a visionary woman in the rail industry? Nominate a colleague or yourself for the seventh annual Railway Age Women in Rail awards. The deadline is Sept. 29.
The Association of American Railroads has asked the Surface Transportation Board for a 90-day extension of the comment period for the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued Sept. 7, 2023 in Docket No. EP 711(Sub-No. 2), Reciprocal Switching for Inadequate Service. If granted, AAR’s request will extend the comment period to Feb. 20, 2024.
William E. (Bill) Greenwood, a former Burlington Northern executive most associated with the railroad industry leadership he provided for the intermodal business, died on Sept. 22, 2023. He was 85.
Union Pacific was notified by U.S. Customs and Border Protection that rail traffic at the Piedras Negras, Mexico/Eagle Pass, Tex., border crossing on UP’s Eagle Pass Subdivision could resume its normal flow
The Atlas, a specialized railcar that will be used to transport SNF (spent nuclear fuel) and HLW (high-level radioactive waste) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has completed a 1,600-plus-mile round-trip from
CN renames its Rockingham Yard in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to honor former Chair of the Board of Directors Robert L. Pace. Also, Norfolk Southern (NS) lays out its East Taggart Street reopening plan.