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STB takes action against CSX to keep Elsdon Line crossings clear The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has ordered CSX to not allow a train to enter the Elsdon Line on the Chicago's south side unless the line is clear. This ruling is effective immediately and is the result of legal action against CSX for repeatedly blocking grade crossings along the Elsdon railroad line in violation of federally imposed requirements.

stb-takes-action-against-csx-to-keep-elsdon-line-crossings-clear
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has ordered CSX to not allow a train to enter the Elsdon Line on the Chicago's south side unless the line is clear. This ruling is effective immediately and is...
union-pacific-plans-tie-replacement-project-in-montana
Union Pacific plans to invest $1.7 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Montana, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.   Union Pacific's planned investment covers a range...
fras-preliminary-report-on-mosier-derailment-points-to-broken-bolts-as-cause
A Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) preliminary report of the June 3 Union Pacific oil train derailment near Mosier, Ore., found broken lag bolts that led to gauge widening to be the cause of the accident.   "Unless...
meridian-speedway-to-receive-tie-crossing-and-rail-work
Meridian Speedway, LLC (MSLLC), a joint venture between Kansas City Southern (KCS) and Norfolk Southern (NS) for a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Miss. and Shreveport, La., will invest approximately $28 million in 2016 on...
union-pacific-plans-21-million-investment-in-wisconsin
Union Pacific plans to invest $2.1 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructure in Wisconsin, enhancing employee, community and customer safety and increasing rail operating efficiency.  UP's planned investment covers a range of initiatives including...

union-pacific-plans-10-million-investment-in-minnesota-infrastructure
Union Pacific plans to invest $9.9 million in 2016 to improve its infrastructure in Minnesota, enhancing employee, community and customer safety and increasing rail operating efficiency.   UP's planned investment covers a range of initiatives including $9.1...
union-pacific-plans-258m-investment-in-washington-state-new-mexico
Union Pacific plans to invest $25.8 million in 2016 to improve its transportation infrastructures in Washington state and New Mexico, which will enhance employee, community and customer safety and increase rail operating efficiency.   UP's planned investment...
ace-construction-authority-cuts-ribbon-on-nogales-grade-separation
Federal, state and local officials officially opened a six-lane roadway underpass at a once-hazardous and congested railroad crossing at Nogales Street north of the Pomona (60) Freeway in California.   Located on the transcontinental Alameda Corridor-East (ACE)...
grex-names-euston-vp-of-engineering
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) promoted its director of inspection technology, Todd Euston, to the position of vice president of engineering.   Euston has worked in the railway industry for 17 years. GREX says his work includes...
hntb-hires-choudri-to-direct-national-rail-and-transit-business-development
HNTB Corporation has hired Ian Choudri in the new position of national rail and transit business development director and senior vice president, where he will support the firm's growth across the United States.   "I am pleased...