In an unexpected move, CN has resurrected an iconic Canadian National logo on one of its newest locomotives, 100 years after it initially appeared on its steam fleet. CN 3309, a Wabtec AC44C6M
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) urges public to help stop track tragedies during Rail Safety Week (RSW) 2022 and beyond. Also, Operation Lifesaver (OL) Canada joins forces with Thomas & Friends™ to teach kids about rail safety; CN police services mobilize across Canada and the U.S. to raise awareness about rail safety; and Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) announce national campaign to educate public about safety around trains and tracks.
CN on Sept. 14 released a 2021 sustainability report data supplement outlining key performance metrics in the areas of environment, safety, people, community and economy.
Following a 45-day public comment period that ended on Sept. 8 on CN’s waiver request to use virtual 3D simulation as an alternative to hands-on training required by 49 CFR 232.203(b)(8), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is extending the comment period for an additional 60 days “to ensure all interested parties have ample time to provide their comments following a demonstration of the software scheduled for the second half of September.”
Watco formalizes military outreach and hiring. Also, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) looks back at Auburn’s “greasy railroad” prank; and the Mississippi Export Railroad (MSE) celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified on July 21 a new five-year on-property agreement that secures a general wage increase of 29% with the 154-mile short line
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
Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) releases results of a feasibility study and public survey for the proposed Peoria-to-Chicago passenger rail route. Also, Brightline welcomes two more trains to Orlando and a new
This is the third order to be placed by an Australian freight company for battery-electric locomotives.
“Our ability to deliver sustainable, profitable growth has never been stronger,” Canadian Pacific (CP) President and CEO Keith Creel said during the railroad’s second-quarter 2021 earnings announcement.