Safety / Training

Kansas City Southern, the Anderson, Mo., Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol will host an Officer on a Train event January 22 to promote public safety at railroad crossings…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2014 Most Wanted List, the top 10 advocacy and awareness priorities for the agency for 2014, which for the first time includes…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will receive $185 million to hire an additional 45 railroad inspectors as part of the omnibus spending bill now before Congress.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its preliminary report regarding the Dec. 1, 2013, derailment of a Metro-North passenger train in The Bronx, N.Y.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a safety advisory guidance document concerning the protection of right-of-way (ROW) workers, as well as a request for information from transit agencies and State…
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published a Final Rule on Dec. 24, 2013, that increases the rail equipment accident/incident reporting threshold for 2014 from $9,900 to $10,500.
The North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) paid a $15.5-million dividend to the state of North Carolina on December 20, 2013 to be designated for a freight rail and safety fund…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued two urgent safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to protect track workers.
Union Pacific has awarded 21 grants to community-owned railroad safety initiatives across its 23-state operating system. Ranging from $500 to $5,000, the grants support initiatives developed by community organizations to…
U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are asking for additional funding for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) saying that it is "woefully underfunded" and unable to fully…
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