Safety / Training

Wisconsin and Southern Railroad (WSOR) hosted a group from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Engineering Program on September 24, 2013, who were learning about general maintenance and railroad inspections.
Michael McNamara, P.E., president of Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail Systems, has been named to Penn State Altoona's Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) Advisory Board.
Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt marked November 7 National Railway Day, which commemorates the day the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in…
Canadian National says it has spent the past 12 months engaging customers in order to better position the railroad for success during the upcoming winter. The result is CN's WinterREADY…
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has closed seven more of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's (WMATA) outstanding safety recommendations, bringing the total number of recommendations closed to 20 out…
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National said that Canadian railways have a solid record of improving their overall safety performance and remain committed to achieving further…
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) held a public open house to detail a possible project that would add a second main track between Lee's Summit and Strasburg. The route…
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has moved to make permanent a temporary moratorium on a procedure known as "simple approval" in which trackside workers are responsible for their own safety.
Editor's note: The Association of American Railroads submitted the following commentary following the report "Industry leaders discuss PTC progress" RT&S posted earlier this month. There has been debate about the…
Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt discussed the critical role of the railway industry as the government strengthens railway safety standards with the Advisory Council on Railway Safety.
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