Union Pacific says its persistent community safety outreach efforts are driving down incidents at grade crossings in communities across the company's 23-state rail network.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is allocating $ 2,780,651 for multi-state passenger railroad planning in both the Southeast and Midwest regions.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast sent a letter July 28 to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asking for more capital support.
Union Pacific says employees made gains toward the company's ultimate goal of zero incidents, setting second-quarter and year-to-date safety performance records.
The British Columbia government has affirmed its commitment to provide CA$7 million (US$5.4 million) to the Island Corridor Foundation (ICF) to support the future of the E&N rail line on Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada.