Watco Transportation Services named Josh McCormack regional safety manager for the East Region. He will assist the East Region railroads, the Wisconsin and Southern Railroad (WSOR), as well as East Region switching sites by ensuring the highest standards of training and compliance are met.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board and Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard Davey set a plan for the next generation of transportation investment in the commonwealth.
Canadian Pacific opened its new Intermodal Facility at Saskatchewan's Global Transportation Hub (GTH) in Regina, SK, Canada.
Kansas City Southern partnered with the Alice Police Department to conduct an "Officer on a Train" event on Jan. 15 to promote public safety at railroad grade crossings in Alice, Texas.
Construction delay costs for the rail transit project stemming from the recent Hawaii Supreme Court ruling, halting construction until archaeological fieldwork is complete, are coming in lower than budgeted, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) said.
North County Transit District in San Diego, Calif., plans to begin the second phase of Positive Train Control (PTC) system installation on all COASTER commuter trains Jan. 15.
Led by Principal Engineer Duane Otter, Transportation Technology Center, Inc.'s (TTCI) work with John Hillman, inventor of the Hybrid‐Composite Beam and recipient of the 2013 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation, was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Axion International Holdings, Inc., recently worked with Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and CTL Group to conduct independent, third party durability tests.
On Jan. 8, the Texas State Railroad (TSRR) tested a new section of track that was completed in November.
Watco Transportation Services named Anthony Kirkland general manager at the Autauga Northern Railroad (AUT).