Safety / Training

The Low Level Road Project in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, is now complete.
Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3) and Mike Quigley (D-IL-5) introduced the Reassuring Adequate Investment in Lifesaving Systems (RAILS) Act, which reauthorizes the Rail Safety Technology Grant program to improve the safety…
U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va) introduced the Track, Railroad, and Infrastructure Network (TRAIN) Act, which the senators say will reform the environmental permitting process for rail…
Norfolk Southern held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its "Railroad University" and redoubled its commitment to superior transportation services for its present and future rail customers.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) called for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to do a "Deep Dive" examination into measures to reduce collisions and deaths following what he called "a…
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton proposed 75 grade-crossing projects to improve safety and improve congestion across the state.
The 2015 National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association Annual Conference in Florida is another record-breaking success.
The U.S. railroad industry has been scrambling since 2008 to meet the requirements of an unfunded federal government mandate—namely, having Positive Train Control installed and fully operational by Dec. 31,…
As part of its ongoing effort to improve safety at railroad grade crossings, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has begun a new, multi-faceted campaign aimed at strengthening enforcement and safety…
Metrolink reached a critical milestone March 2, 2015, by launching Positive Train Control (PTC) in revenue service demonstration (RSD) along the its San Bernardino Line between Los Angeles and San…
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