Safety / Training

Union Pacific (UP) will increase train speed Nov. 15 to 60 mph from 40 mph along about four miles of track between River Road and Plaza Parkway in Modesto, Calif.…
Public transportation across the United States came out a winner of the Nov. 8 election as 33 of the 48 local and statewide public transit measures up for a vote…
Herzog Railroad Services, Inc. (HRSI), has named James Hansen chief commercial officer, where he will report directly to HRSI President Rob Crawford.
Canadian Pacific (CP) launched a website Nov. 8 that makes available the facts relating to work, rest and time off for Canadian-based employees.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released this year’s safety Watchlist and announced efforts to include government and industry leaders in conversations and efforts to enhance the safety…
New Jersey Transit has executed a lease agreement with the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the last component of radio spectrum needed for its Positive Train Control (PTC) system,…
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Houston Metro) contractor, Houston Rapid Transit (HRT) has a plan to replace axle counters on three rail lines.
The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has committed $244 million in funding to 71 projects set to enhance the state’s passenger rail service, bridges and highways and further develop the area’s…
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) commemorated the completion of the Crum Creek Viaduct replacement project on Oct. 21 with elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries.
A key project in the Gateway Program, the Portal North Bridge, is moving forward with a financial commitment from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) Board…
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