Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) has initiated a new Safety Friday program, following an in-depth analysis that found more injuries occur early on Fridays than any other time of the week.
According to an estimate released by the Association of American Railroads (AAR), the nation's freight railroads project they will spend approximately $26 billion to build, maintain and upgrade their nationwide rail network this year.
The Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. (X Train), Board of Directors elected Michael Barron as chairman of the board, succeeding John McPherson, who is moving to become the chairman of the Compensation Committee.
A North American railroad yard in North Baltimore, Ohio, has chosen to upgrade its current yard control system to include 18 new switch locations with use of the RailComm Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) System. In addition, 16 derail locations are being added throughout the yard.