Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa is originally from Grand Island, Neb., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a major in magazine journalism and minor in business management. She began her career in journalism and railroading at Railway Track & Structures in 2001 when she joined as assistant editor, before being named managing editor in 2008 and editor in 2010. 

Mischa has worked for 515 Magazine and Drake Magazine, both in Des Moines, and 08004homes.com in London, U.K.

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An international search for a new CEO of Canadian National is underway following the news that Luc Jobin is leaving the railroad effective immediately.

President Donald Trump intends to nominate two Republicans to fill open seats on the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

BNSF Railway has released details of its planned $80 million capital program in New Mexico this year.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the preliminary report into the Feb. 4, 2018 collision between an Amtrak and CSX train on CSX's Columbia Subdivision in Cayce, S.C.

A report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found as many as two-thirds of commuter railroads required to install positive train control (PTC) by the end of the year have not allocated enough time to accomplish implementation or qualify for an extension.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 12:50

BNSF eyes $110M Nebraska investment in 2018

BNSF Railway Company plans to invest $110 million in its Nebraska network, where it moves nearly 2 million carloads of freight annually.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 13:40

NRC makes $15k education grant available

The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) is accepting applications through May 4, 2018, for a $15,000 grant to be awarded to a rail-focused educational institution.

Friday, 23 February 2018 13:09

D.C.’s SSO Program certified by FTA

The District of Columbia (D.C.) obtained Federal Transit Administration (FTA) certification for its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program, becoming the fourth state or entity to be certified.

Virtually, all incidents involving winter recreation vehicles and trains can be avoided says Operation Lifesaver's (OL) Canadian arm, which released a new video campaign addressing the subject.

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) crews will work from the end of February through mid-May to replace crossties and install grade crossings.

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