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Railway Age’s April 2024 Digital Edition On Line

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor
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The April 2024 issue of Railway Age is now available digitally, with special reports on passenger rail post-pandemic and on safety from the freight rail industry’s top thought leaders.

For the third consecutive year, chief executives of leading North American companies have crafted exclusive, insightful essays for Railway Age on growing and sustaining our vibrant industry. What are their organizations’ most significant achievements in safety?

Providing answers are:

  • Katie Farmer, BNSF
  • Tracy Robinson, CN
  • Keith Creel, Canadian Pacific Kansas City
  • Joe Hinrichs, CSX
  • Alan Shaw, Norfolk Southern
  • Jim Vena, Union Pacific
  • Peter Gilbertson, Anacostia Rail Holdings
  • Michael Miller, Genesee & Wyoming
  • Ed Quinn, R.J. Corman Railroad Group
  • Dan Smith, Watco
  • Ian Jefferies, Association of American Railroads
  • Chuck Baker, American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association
  • Lorie Tekorius, The Greenbrier Companies
  • Jean Savage, Trinity Industries

Also in the April issue, you’ll find these feature stories:

  • Passenger Rail Focus: Innovate or Die? “Long COVID” for America’s regional/commuter railroads is restricting post-pandemic progress speed, reports Contributing Editor David Peter Alan.
  • Crosstie Tech: What’s New, What’s Next. Suppliers offer a market outlook on these foundational supports.
  • Railinc Freight Car Review 2024. Senior Data Scientist David Humphrey provides an analysis of the North American revenue-earning fleet.
  • TTC Operated by ENSCO. ENSCO Senior Research Engineer Przemyslaw Rakoczy and Chief of Strategy and Development Matthew Dick cover the capabilities of the Facility for Underground Rail Security and Safety Testing (FURSST) at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC).

Plus, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor Frank N. Wilner discusses possible successors to Surface Transportation Board Chair Martin J. Oberman; Financial Editor David Nahass provides key takeaways from Rail Equipment Finance 2024; and American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association President Chuck Baker addresses May 8—a pivotal day in 1869 and in 2024.

These highlights and more can be accessed in Railway Age’s April 2024 digital edition.

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