The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) presented President’s Safety Awards to members at its Central and Pacific Region Meeting, held Sept. 26-28 in Long Beach, Calif., and at its Eastern and Southern Region Meeting, held Nov. 7-9 in Lexington, Ky.
Veteran freight railroad operating executive Tim Tierney, P.E., has joined HNTB as a Senior Project Director and Rail Industry Technical Advisor, a role in which he “will leverage his wealth of experience in the rail and freight logistics industry to advise clients on various large scale railroad operations, design and construction projects.”
Cooperstown, N.Y.-based New York, Susquehanna & Western (NYSW) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire and operate approximately 10 miles of rail line from the Onondaga
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Canadian Pacific (CP) on March 1 proposed the appointment of former Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald L. Batory as Trustee of the CP-Kansas City Southern (KCS) voting trust, following the death of David
Conrail has contracted with Cloud-hosted software provider Comply365 to roll out a content management system and mobile app for train crews, eliminating the need for paper rulebooks.
The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes Division of the Teamsters Rail Conference (BMWED) was rebuffed by a federal district court March 30 in an attempt to sever itself from multi-employer contract negotiations (national handling) in this current round of wage, benefits and work rules negotiations.
Ex-Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian was acquitted on March 4 of all charges related to the May 12, 2015 derailment of Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia that killed eight and injured more than 200.
Richard B. “Dick” Hasselman, former Senior Vice President-Operations, Conrail, died peacefully at Oceanside, Calif. on Dec. 5, 2021 at the age of 95.
Brian E. Gorton, who began his career in 1987 as a Conrail conductor, has returned to his “home railroad” as President and Chief Operating Officer. He succeeds Timothy C. Tierney, who is retiring after nearly 43 years in the railroad industry.