Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

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Friday, 19 August 2016 10:58

Wick Moorman to take helm of Amtrak

Charles "Wick" Moorman, retired chairman, CEO and president of Norfolk Southern will take the lead of Amtrak beginning Sept. 1.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) revised its schedule for three current and future SafeTrack surges.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 09:19

Jacoby resigns from Harsco Rail

Scott Jacoby has resigned as president of Harsco Rail. Harsco Corp. President and CEO Nick Grasberger will serve as interim president effective immediately.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 12:23

FTA issues sixth Safety Directive to WMATA

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.

Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a final rule that provides the framework for FTA to monitor, oversee and enforce transit safety, based on the methods and principles of Safety Management Systems (SMS).

Kansas City Southern (KCS) Railway is performing approximately $13 million of construction and improvement projects in 2016 on its Greenville Subdivision, which runs between Louisiana and Texas.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) may include additional weekend closures in the SafeTrack schedule to address issues identified following the East Falls Church derailment and updated steps taken to improve WMATA's track inspection program.

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 11:15

In memoriam: Robert R. Kiley

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) fifth and longest-serving chairman, Robert R. Kiley, died Tuesday at the age of 80.

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