Safety / Training

The North Carolina Board of Transportation adopted the 2015 Comprehensive State Rail Plan at its meeting on August 5, 2015. The Rail Plan was created to identify near- and long-term…
To highlight the importance of safety around trains, the Caltrain Board adopted a proclamation for Railroad Safety Month.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is soliciting applications for $10 million in competitive grant funding available to states to improve highway-rail grade crossings and track along routes that transport energy…
The North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT) Rail Division recently made crossing safety improvements at an intersection near Kernersville, N.C.
As part of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority's (WMATA) investigation into the cause of an August 6 derailment, a technical incident report has been released.
The Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) approved an updated set of rules for transporting hazardous materials by rail. Combined with Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) addition of four rail inspectors, the…
The Federal Railroad Administration issued a safety advisory to emphasize the importance of timely repairs of ballast defects and conditions on main tracks.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), along with the departments of Education and Labor, released a joint report, "Strengthening Skills Training and Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry," which details…
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has declared the week of Aug. 23-29 as Indiana Rail Safety Week and the Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is participating via a grade-crossing blitz in partnership…
Union Pacific is working with hundreds of local, municipal and volunteer fire departments in California to prevent fires along its right-of-way following four years of drought.
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