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Union Pacific's infrastructure in Oregon and Washington state will see $85 million in track and signal work that the railroad says will enhance employee, community and customer safety while increasing rail operating efficiency.

The National Transportation Safety Board says analysis of phone records of the locomotive engineer operating Amtrak 188, Brandon Bostian, did not indicate the phone was in use at the time of the accident, which occurred on May 1 ...
As a result of work completed in March 2014 in response to the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Emergency Order 29, Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and Metro-North Railroad are already in complian ...
In its ongoing investigation of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) train accident at L'Enfant Plaza on January 12, 2015, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ...
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a safety advisory recommending actions that passenger railroads take to prevent trains from speeding. The advisory is the latest in a ...
AskRail™, the mobile application developed as an added safety tool for first responders, continued its industry-wide roll out with a demonstration at BNSF's Chicago (Corwith) Intermodal Facility ...

Norfolk Southern is naming its largest freight train classification yard after Wick Moorman for his leadership in support of freight railroads and their investors, customers and employees.

Railway Interchange 2015 host associations say they are gearing up for the biggest event to-date. With four months to go before the event, indoor and outdoor exhibition space is sold out and 60 percent of available hotel rooms have b ...

An Aecon Group Inc. consortium, Crosslinx Transit Solutions, has been selected by Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario as the preferred proponent for the development of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project in Toronto.

Jerome Marullo has joined the Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Railway Division as Eastern Regional Advertising Sales Manager, with responsibility for Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal. He replaces Mark Connolly, who retired on May 22, 2015 after nine ...
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