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TSB highlights Watchlist issues from October 2014 incident
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report regarding an October 28, 2014, incident involving a VIA Rail Canada passenger train passing a stop signal near Newtonville,…
Brampton City Council rejects LRT planned through downtown
At a special Council Meeting on Oct. 27, Brampton City Council in Ontario voted to terminate the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit (HMLRT) project at Steeles Avenue.
Spring construction scheduled for new Schenectady train station
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll unveiled plans for the new Schenectady Train Station, which will be a modern, fully accessible transportation hub connecting travelers…
Caltrain to replace century old Tilton rail bridge
As part of the San Mateo Bridges Replacement Project, Caltrain will replace the 100-year-old Tilton Avenue rail bridge on the weekend of Nov. 7, 2015.
Senate committee approves Feinberg as FRA administrator
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved Sarah Feinberg to be administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration by a 19-1 vote.
CP names new chief legal officer and corporate secretary
Canadian Pacific has appointed Jeffrey Ellis to chief legal officer and corporate secretary, effective December 1, 2015, replacing Paul Guthrie, who will retire in the first quarter of 2016.
FTA advances WMATA rail safety oversight measures
On Oct. 26, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a Safety Directive16-1 to the Tri-State Oversight Committee (TOC) and sent a letter to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)…
Union Pacific marks employee safety milestone
Union Pacific's employees achieved a 0.92 reportable injury rate through the third quarter, improving 12 percent over the same period in 2014.
Harsco Rail names new VP of international regions
Harsco Rail, a division of Harsco Corporation has appointed Andre Schoen to vice president for international regions.
Amtrak’s Boardman says funding is biggest hurdle to fixing Chicago, New York
Amtrak President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Boardman was joined by a panel of industry experts Oct. 26 at the National Press Club to highlight the need to make infrastructure…
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