Safety / Training

On March 18, members of the Senate and House Appropriation Committee toured the Federal Railroad Administration's (FRA) Transportation Technology Center (TTC), near Pueblo, Colo., to learn firsthand about the activities…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) named the winners of its Safety Awards for 2013. ASLRRA says the Safety Program enables the association to recognize the continued…
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is moving forward with the installation of video cameras on trains.
Good weather, but better information, could be found at the 2014 National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association Annual Conference.
In its FY 2015 budget request to Congress, Amtrak is seeking a change in federal investment and says that continuation of current funding levels will leave the Northeast Corridor (NEC)…
U.S. Rep. John Duncan, Jr. (R-TN-02), joined representatives from UNITRAC Railroad Materials, the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), the Gulf & Ohio Railway and Nisus Corp. for a…
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) urged the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to begin a formal examination of Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) overall safety regime.
On March 14, 2014, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad President Joseph Giulietti responded to findings of a report by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) looking into Metro-North's safety record…
OmniTRAX, Inc., named the 2014 Safety People of the Year; each of the five winners was selected by division managers based on nominations from team members at the individual rail…
Kansas City Southern de Mexico (KCSM) has initiated a new Safety Friday program, following an in-depth analysis that found more injuries occur early on Fridays than any other time of…
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