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WMATA expands East Falls Church derailment investigation
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is expanding the investigation into the East Falls Church derailment to include Metro Transit Police.
RailWorks Track Systems, GoRail, NRC host Rep. Babin
Infrastructure and policy affecting the rail industry were discussed at an event hosted by RailWorks Track Systems at its Deer Park, Texas facility on Aug. 18 with Rep. Brian Babin…
USDOT taps state funding to support WMATA safety oversight
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is reallocating funds for three jurisdictions to back Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) safety oversight work.
WMATA revises SafeTrack schedule to accommodate additional work
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) revised its schedule for three current and future SafeTrack surges.
FRA awards $25 million for PTC implementation
Eleven projects across six states and the District of Columbia will receive grants from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to assist in the implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
FTA issues sixth Safety Directive to WMATA
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued its sixth Safety Directive to Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to address concerns of stop signal overruns.
FTA makes $7 million available for safety grants
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has $7 million in grants available to support efforts that enhance the safety of transit workers and passengers.
FTA publishes final umbrella rule for transit safety
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a final rule that provides the framework for FTA to monitor, oversee and enforce transit safety, based on the…
WMATA to perform additional work to enhance safety
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) may include additional weekend closures in the SafeTrack schedule to address issues identified following the East Falls Church derailment and updated steps taken to…
FTA issues Track Integrity Investigation Report, issues Safety Directive on WMATA rail
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a Track Integrity Investigation Report and issued a Safety Directive aimed at improving the safety of the Washington Metropolitan Area…
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