Kansas City Southern (KCS) recently announced the schedule for the 19th annual Holiday Express train, which plans to stop in 20 communities in five U.S. states on 25 dates and begins in
FreightWaves is reporting that Greenbrier, a railcar manufacturer and lessor, has new goals for freight car design that are part of the company’s sustainability plans. The report says that one goal is to
Gwinnett County is a large (436 square mile) suburban/exurban county included in the metropolitan Atlanta area, northeast of the city center. Proponents and opponents of extending the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Jeff Knueppel, the general manager of SEPTA, is choosing not to renew his contract, and will be leaving at the end of 2019. Under Knueppel’s leadership,
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 17, 2019. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 537,617 carloads and intermodal units,
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), represented by Jo Strang, Senior Vice President, Safety & Regulatory Policy, testified Monday before a Small Business Administration hearing on National Regulatory Fairness.
Class 1 railroad companies continue to rely on a leaking talent pool. In fact, not only did employee numbers continue to drop in July, the depth is the shallowest yet in 2019.
The North County Transit District (NCTD), which serves North San Diego County in California, reports it is participating in the Confidential Close Call Reporting System (C3RS), a program designed to allow employees
A proposal to construct railroad tracks in a bluff trench in Del Mar, Calif., is raising some eyebrows with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). Facial expressions, however, are not always
Tramont Manufacturing, a producer of components for the standby power industry, has acquired Compo Steel Products, marking its entry into the locomotive industry. The acquisition also greatly increases Tramont’s production capacity. Compo