Union Pacific recently completed Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation, activating its final track segment. The technology is now implemented on all the company’s federally mandated rail lines, including required passenger train routes.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) reported this week that commuter railroads are continuing to make progress toward meeting the PTC implementation deadline of December 31, 2020. However, commuter roads are running
Based on self-reported Third Quarter 2019 (Q3) PTC (Positive Train Control) Progress Reports, which were due to the Federal Railroad Administration by Oct. 31, 2019, the majority of the 42 railroads subject
Aug. 27, 2019, will arguably be one of the single most important days in North American freight railroading in recent history. On a test track at TTCI (Transportation Technology Center, Inc.) in
Norfolk Southern announced a restructuring of the reporting structure in its engineering department as department boss Phil Merilli retires.
3i Group plc (3i) will take control of Regional Rail LLC, an owner of short-line railroads and Diamondback Signal LLC.
Canadian National plans to spend more than $184 million (C$245 million) on construction projects this year in the province of Saskatchewan, as the Class 1 railroad looks to improve efficiency on the
R.J. Corman Railroad Services, Cranemasters Inc. and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC) have asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to exempt railroad workers responding to emergencies from certain
Macro, a division of Ross & Baruzzini, an advanced mobility and communications systems engineering consultancy firm, has appointed Sean Kennedy as its new director of business development.
“HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on a recent string of crashes on U.S. railroads and the delay in implementing life-saving technology that could have prevented them.” Oh brother. I