Two coal train derailments this weekend—one on UP, the other on CN

Two separate and unrelated coal train derailments occurred this weekend.

Union Pacific replaces 110-year-old rail bridge in two days

Replacing a 110-year-old bridge in 48 hours is an ambitious task no matter who you ask; accomplishing it in 30 hours deserves a major acknowledgement. A cross-functional Union Pacific team recently did just that in Iowa.

Georgia Ports Authority sets all-time trade record in May

The Georgia Ports Authority moved an all-time high 519,390 twenty-foot equivalent container units in May, breaking the previous record of 504,350 TEUs set in October 2021.

CN signal, communication workers ready to strike

Canadian National is at risk of losing its signal and communication people if neither side can agree to avert a strike.

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BNSF’s permit to build bridge in Washington is denied

It’s back to the Ecology board for BNSF in the state of Washington.

NTSB continues pushing for rail worker safety

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.

Bells & Whistles—NTSB determines cause of Tempe train derailment

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Look: Second derailment in two weeks happens at UP Idaho rail yard

For the second time in as many weeks a train has derailed at a Union Pacific rail yard in Idaho.

BNSF Railway advances track efficiency improvements in San Bernardino

Traffic will flow more smoothly through BNSF’s San Bernardino intermodal facility.

NTSB determines cause of Union Pacific derailment in Tempe, Ariz.

The National Transportation Safety Board released its completed investigation report on a Union Pacific derailment that occurred nearly two years ago. The derailment cased a hazardous material release and fire.