I am a frequent flier. Since very few commercial airliners crash, I naturally assume that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the airlines themselves are doing everything possible to ensure that flight crews are medically fit to fly commercial airplanes.
Federal Railroad Administration
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold three symposia in Washington, D.C., throughout the summer to answer questions and address best practices surrounding the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC). The first
CSX Corporation today announced that James Schwichtenberg, a recognized leader in rail safety, is joining CSX as vice president and chief safety officer.
The Federal Railroad Administration is hosting a webinar on Monday, June 4, to aid eligible entities seeking funding for Positive Train Control (PTC) system deployment under a recently issued $250 million Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).
Forty-five years of Gem State safety effort is reaffirmed by crew members and state troopers climbing aboard a pair of Union Pacific locomotives at Coeur d’Alene Junction, Idaho, on the morning of Sept. 13, 2017.
The Federal Railroad Administration on May 15 issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $250 million in Positive Train Control (PTC) Systems Grants.
Autonomous rail technology is “inevitable,” says a Class I railroad, but blocked by restrictive federal regulations.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on May 7 filed comments with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) that call for the U.S. Department of Transportation “to take the same supportive regulatory approach with railroads that it has with automation of trucks and cars.”
Union Pacific remains the safest U.S. Class 1 railroad in employee safety for the third consecutive year.
The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a Draft Safety Advisory, 2018-01, Related to Temporary Signal Suspensions. For the first time I can recall, FRA is soliciting public comment “on all aspects of the Draft Safety Advisory.”