The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has developed a program to assist contractors with compliance requirements set forth by Part 243.
The MBTA launched the Quality, Compliance, and Oversight Office to address the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) findings contained in the Safety Management Inspection report.
Following a safety inspection of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) rail transit system, the U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a report of findings and informed both MBTA and the state agency in charge of its oversight—the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU)—of needed safety changes that are in addition to directives FTA announced in June.
Work on this bridge will require Browns fans to find another route to the game.
Brightline and a bipartisan coalition of congressional officials announced a grant award of $25 million from the U.S. DOT’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program.
This week, the Canadian Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that the Government of Canada is taking new actions to improve rail safety, in alignment with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s recommendations regarding the derailment in Field, British Columbia, in 2019.
On July 14, the MBTA reported on its progress to address ongoing safety concerns raised during a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) last month.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has made a major investment in the improvement of 11 grade crossings in the state.
The MBTA is embarking on a 12-day safety improvement program on June 20.
In the last 25 years, nearly 500 railroad workers have been killed while doing their jobs. Nearly 150,000 have been injured. The NTSB is trying to do something about it.
Rail safety education is a necessity in Colorado and throughout the nation. Every 3 hours in the U.S., a person or vehicle is hit by a train.
Watch: L.A. Metro breaks ground on new rail bridge in Santa Fe Springs to enhance safety and improve traffic flow
Metro announced that it has broken ground on a project that will finally build a bridge for freight and passenger trains over the busy intersection of Rosecrans and Marquardt avenues in Santa Fe Springs.
While parts for safety system sit in Germany, FTA’s safety probe of MBTA’s safety management continues; another accident on June 1
While investigators are on-site trying to figure out what caused a crash on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line on June 1, the company behind the installation of a new safety package was explaining why parts are thousands of miles away in Germany.
Transportation Safety Board of Canada reports on fatal Canadian Pacific 2019 derailment – CP pushes back
Last week, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (R19C0015) into the 2019 derailment of two locomotives and 99 cars of a 112 car grain train, in which the three crew members were fatally injured near Field, B.C. CP disputes aspects of the report.
The Illinois Commerce Commission recently approved its annual five-year Crossing Safety Improvement Program to start implementing highway-rail safety capital projects for local roads across the state.
Washington state regulators approved $96,348 in grant funding for safety upgrades at railroad crossings in Walla Walla County.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is holding its first-ever Track & Roadway Workplace Safety Symposium on April 5-7 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in Missouri; attendance is free.
MARTA plans to work on the railroad.
The National Transportation Safety Board has communicated significant concern about railroad worker safety.
The NRC has announced major awards for 2021 and 2022.