Safety / Training

Parks Canada and Canadian Pacific Railway have completed their Canada-CP Grizzly Bear Research Initiative and will now institute measures aimed at reducing railway related risks to grizzly bears.
Union Pacific achieved its best annual employee-safety rate in 2016, improving on the record set in 2015 and making 2016 the safest year in the Class 1's 154-year history.
CSX revealed a preliminary 2017 capital investment of $2.2 billion during its Fourth Quarter earnings call on Jan. 18.
Kansas City Southern will spend between $550-$560 million on it's capital program in 2017, which is a four to five percent reduction from its 2016 capital program of $584 million.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York is proposing expanded sleep apnea screening and treatment opportunities to rail engineers and conductors across multiple area networks to bolster safety for…
Union Pacific aims to spend approximately $3.1 billion on its 2017 capital program, pending approval by the Class 1's Board of Directors.
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, named Nathan Henderson as president of R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, and of Noel Rush to serve as senior vice president Commercial Development,…
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) met with U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary-designate Elaine Chao on Jan. 18 to discuss infrastructure priorities, specifically, the Gateway Program.
Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) updated its progress toward the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC), as well as its efforts monitor sleep apnea in employees in an effort to…
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) published a proposed General Directive aimed at reducing the frequency of stop signal overruns in the rail transit industry.
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