Please Note: This article was written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief of Railway Age. Aug. 27, 2019, will arguably be one of the single most important days in North American freight railroading
The Federal Railroad Administration just released its Accident Investigation Report on the derailment of a CSX freight train in Princeton, Ind. on June 17, 2018. The train derailed 22 loads and one
Union Pacific cleans site of train derailment in Illinois; environmental consultant says area is safe for residents
Damages from the Union Pacific train derailment in Dupo, Ill., appear to be limited to just the rail cars and track.
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 7, 2019. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 469,285 carloads and intermodal units,
Freightwaves is reporting that the Federal Railroad Administration’s Q2 PTC progress report released Monday said that 23.3 percent of the nation’s domestic railroad operations have achieved interoperability. Interoperability was at 16 percent at
Officials do not think the Long Bridge in the Washington, D.C., area needs to put on any more muscle. It just needs a companion.
The debate around the number of crew members who should be in a locomotive cab on a freight train has been going on the past several years. After a proposal by the
A Union Pacific freight train has derailed in Dupo, Ill., and the flammable liquids it was carrying have caught on fire.
Amazon has not quite yet taken over the world, but it continues to get in position to be the global ruler.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today provided a quarterly status update on railroads’ progress in fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems. Based on railroads’ Second Quarter 2019 PTC Progress Reports which