(Photograph Courtesy of Transport Canada via Twitter)

New Safety Measures for Canadian Railroads

Transport Canada on July 25 announced new measures to improve rail safety. They address recommendations that the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released following Canadian Pacific’s (CP) Feb. 4, 2019, train derailment near Field, British Columbia. Targeted audits of CP will also be launched to assess the effectiveness of its safety management systems and training regime.

Rob Reilly, CN’s Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer

CN Honors Lifetime Leaders in Safety

A special ceremony solely to celebrate excellence in safety took place recently on CN. Retired employees from CN Operations functions across its network gathered in the railroad’s Montreal headquarters to celebrate their

Conductor James Jackson Jr. from UP’s South Texas Service Unit drives home the value of rail safety in a Safe Kids Worldwide public service announcement. (Photo Courtesy of UP)

UP, Safe Kids Worldwide Team Up on Rail Safety Video

Union Pacific (UP) and Safe Kids Worldwide, a nonprofit whose coalitions conduct transportation safety education programs nationwide regarding child pedestrian, school bus, bike, railroad and passenger safety, have teamed up in a

The MBTA has responded to safety concerns from the FTA, and some of the actions involved some track maintenance.

MBTA Makes Prompt Response to FTA Safety Concerns

On July 14, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) reported on its progress to address ongoing safety concerns raised during a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) last month. Over