CSX, industry promote Rail Safety Week

Jacksonville-based CSX this week is partnering with Operation Lifesaver and the rail industry on Rail Safety Week Sept. 25-30, to raise public awareness about how to be safe around railroad tracks.

Decisive Railroading, an enterprise perspective

Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) has been a popular subject for conferences for a number of years. However, judging by the attendees at past NGTC-related conferences, this is a subject of little interest to the U.S. freight railroads.

Regan Smoth Visit

Dover: Teamwork, tenacity get Smith back on track

Railroaders and racers have many characteristics in common. Two of them are teamwork and tenacity. When trouble strikes, they rise to the occasion and band together, working safely and efficiently to recover and keep going.


Smith, in battered racecar, posts best finish to date

Following the finish of the May 12 Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, Regan Smith’s no. 78 Furniture Row Racing/CSX Play It Safe Chevrolet looked like it had been sideswiped by a freight train—which made his top-20 finish all the more impressive.

Engine failure sidelines Regan Smith at Talladega

Race report courtesy of Furniture Row Racing: Regan Smith was one of the early victims of an engine failure in the Sunday, May 6 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. 

Not soon after the 43-car field took the green flag to start the Aaron’s 499, Smith saw his day come to an end when smoke started to spew out of his no. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Farm American Chevrolet on Lap 15 of 188.