A proposed rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would exempt many types of rail equipment from the final Cranes and Derricks in Construction rule, which was published in 2010.
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held July 16 for a $72.9 million grade separation project in Moorhead, Minn. It is the largest transportation project in the city’s history.
Bob O’Malley, formerly of CSX Transportation, has joined Brightline as vice president of government affairs in a newly-created role.
Canadian National’s Ontario network will see a CA$315 million (US$239.8 million) investment from the railroad in a bid to expand and strengthen the company’s rail infrastructures across the province.
State funding will help CSX transform a central New York rail yard into a modern intermodal hub for international freight.
The federal government in 2018 is again offering states a funding resource to help promote rail safety.
Federal Railroad Administrator Ron Batory joined CSX and the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), as well as Clark Construction, Delta Railroad Construction and Parsons, for a tour of the Class
Union Pacific recognized 54 companies with its Pinnacle Award for their commitment to safely transport chemical products.
CSX has sold the Alabama & Tennessee River Railway, LLC (ATN) and the Fulton County Railway, LLC (FCR) to HGS Railway Holdings Inc., a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc.
New from PTSI Transportation is an upgraded digital version of its multi-media Route Learning System™, described as “an enhanced physical characteristics training tool.”