Safety / Training

After about five months of construction work, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) says the Damen Avenue entrance for the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station has reopened. The station entrance…
Following years of planning and recent federal funding uncertainty, Caltrain broke ground on Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project July 21.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has authorized the North County Transit District (NCTD) to begin Positive Train Control (PTC) Revenue Service Demonstration (RSD) operations on Coaster trains.
Vehicle-train collisions at Union Pacific railroad crossings declined by five percent in the first half of 2017, compared to last year, according to Class 1. Union Pacific attributes this decline…
OmniTRAX is developing a 60-day plan to return the northern portion of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) to service following floods that caused significant damage to the line in May.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at a July 19 luncheon for the Long Island Association where he outlined the historic $5.6-billion transformation of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).
Metra is moving forward with its plan to develop and install suicide prevention signs on station platforms along each of its 11 lines.
A report submitted to Congress on July 17 says restored Gulf Coast Amtrak service would expand travel markets; improve access to jobs, education and healthcare; reduce vehicular congestion and provide…
Coney Island-bound platforms at seven Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) N stations in Brooklyn will close on July 31 for the final phase of a major $395.7-million renovation project.
Metra's Board of Directors along with agency officials sent the Metra Safety Train on an excursion to "highlight the numerous ways that Metra strives to operate the safest possible railroad…
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