Safety / Training

Amtrak recently achieved Climate Registered status by successfully measuring its carbon footprint according to The Climate Registry's best-in-class program, then having it third-party verified and reporting the data on The…
Kansas City Southern is partnering with the Poteau, Okla., Police Department to conduct an Operation Lifesaver "Officer on a Train" event on March 7 to promote public safety at railroad…
The National Transportation Safety Board made safety recommendations regarding storm water issues that push for greater collaboration between entities affected by these issues. The following recommendation was sent to the…
The United Transportation Union and Progressive Rail have finalized a first-time collective bargaining agreement for Progressive Rail train and engine workers represented by the UTU.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen reached a tentative on-property contract agreement with Union Pacific.
Nicholas Fry was named curator of the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library, the sixth archivist/curator since the creation of the Barriger collections at the St. Louis Mercantile Library…
Union Pacific's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer James Young will take a medical leave of absence from his responsibilities as president and CEO while he is being treated for…
Mark Sinquefield has been named director police for Norfolk Southern, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., effective March 1. He succeeds Al Shackelford II, who retires after 39 years with Norfolk Southern.
Washington state regulators approved funds to improve the safety at a railroad crossing in Washougal, Wash.
The California Transportation Commission allocated $3.7 million to fund safety enhancements to one of Metrolink's busiest crossings, the Broadway/Brazil crossing in Glendale, Calif.
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