American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

With extreme weather events increasing, ASLRRA cranks up the resources for railroaders to use

In response to an extraordinary uptick in the tempo and severity of extreme weather events that have been affecting freight railroad operations and the needs of its members, the American Short Line

USDOT Proposes Rule for Safe LNG Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), announced that it is publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)

AAR releases rail traffic numbers for week ending October 12

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 12, 2019. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 510,820 carloads and intermodal units,

Long Island Rail Road to install two new rail bridges in East Hampton, N.Y., to help with large truck traffic

Anything big or large is being more accepted in today’s society, and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is making sure large trucks are just like any other form of transportation on

Rail Crossing

As safety equipment stands idle at dormant railroad crossings, Ohioans question why the state does not recycle

If it cannot be used here, reuse it somewhere else.

AAR traffic report for week ending Oct. 5, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 5, 2019. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 515,061 carloads and intermodal units,

railroad flooding

Midwest Flooding Recovery: Rollin’ on the river

On p 28 of the August issue of this magazine, I quoted Matt Weyand, sales engineer with Ballast Tools Equipment, about the devastation he witnessed while working on track repair for two Class

Observations From NEARS Fall Conference: Cowen

Managing Editor’s Note:  While the mission of Railway Track & Structures is to provide reporting on topics about or related to railroad engineering, the overall welfare of the railroad industry affects us all.

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Railroad project expected to bring more business, jobs to Carrollton, Ohio

Do not underestimate the power of the railroad. In an effort to improve business and bring more jobs to Carrollton, Ohio, Griffeth & Son Trucking is planning to build a railroad spur

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Officials spar over railroad track use in New York

There might be too many stones at stake. Warren County, N.Y., officials do not want a section of rail line marked abandoned and switched over to a recreational trail, and one of

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