Safety / Training

There is one thing I’ve learned most about railroads whether I’ve worked on the supply side or the publishing side of this industry: safety is a priority. These words rang…
Watco Transportation Services appointed Bill Goldsberry to the position of general manager for the Eastern Idaho Railroad.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation revealed a range of initiatives designed for quick implementation to promote safety and reduce accidental deaths along the state's busy railroad tracks.
The Federal Railroad Administration proposed a requirement that railroads must train and qualify employees in safety-related positions on federal railroad safety laws, regulations and orders.
Scott Weaver has been named vice president labor relations for Norfolk Southern Corporation, effective March 1. He will report to John Rathbone, executive vice president administration.
The Association of American Railroads said the bill designed to fix the nation's crumbling transportation infrastructure will actually accelerate road and bridge damage and trigger an increase in taxpayer subsidies…
Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, Calif., is continuing its work of earthquake safety strengthening of the Transbay Tube, which was not damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake…
Union Pacific employees capped a decade of safety improvement in 2011 by achieving a 1.15 reportable injury rate, the best performance on record in the company's history.
TÜV Rheinland Rail Sciences, a subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland in North America, has acquired Rail Safety Consulting, a company specializing in addressing the safety needs and regulations affecting modern electronic-based…
The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a grant of $3.5 million to a multi-university consortium led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to establish a rail transportation and engineering…
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