Author: David C. Lester

State rail safety regulation bill vetoed by Nevada governor

CARSON CITY, Nev. – We reported earlier today that the Pennsylvania House passed a rail safety regulation bill that is now being considered by the state Senate. Across the country in Nevada, Gov. Joe Lombardo vetoed a similar bill that arrived on his desk for signature.

TEXRail Celebrates Two Million Rides

FORT WORTH – Trinity Metro TEXRail celebrated 2 million rides over the Memorial Day weekend, marking an ongoing trend in ridership growth. In honor of the occasion, agency employees rode the trains to visit with passengers about TEXRail and to offer colorful commemorative t-shirts for riders. 

‘The Rail Corridor Has Never Been In More Jeopardy’

RT&S has filed several reports over the past year about the very challenging situation with erosion, rock and mud slides on the southern California coastal rail corridor. Railroads, state and local agencies and others have been dealing with this for months, and it seems when remedial action is completed in one area, another area of trouble crops up.