Ed. Note: RT&S does not normally publish opinion pieces on our website. However, since this is Rail Safety Week, we believe that the following piece from Federal Railroad Administrator Ronald L. Batory
Yards & Terminals
It’s that time of year when U.S. residents and companies on the Eastern and Gulf coasts keep a wary eye on the skies and spend time mentally and physically preparing for the
Georgia lawmakers pass bill prohibiting crosstie burning in two counties. Road project in Boston will require tight fit for railroad tracks. A S.C. homeowner sues a railroad company over a yard project.
Norfolk Southern has announced that it will idle the hump at Bellevue Yard in Bellevue, Ohio, also known as Moorman Yard (named in honor of NS’s former chairman, president & CEO, Wick
With Tropical System Cristobal approaching New Orleans, Norfolk Southern issued this service alert today: “The New Orleans Flood Protection Authority will close the floodgates in and around New Orleans beginning Saturday, June
During the past several months, RT&S News has reported on concerns about cybersecurity in the industry. These concerns are not new, as they have been the subjects of numerous articles, speeches and
Today, the Trump Administration announced millions of cloth facial coverings will be sent to workers in critical sectors of America’s economy. Approximately 15.5 million will be sent to the Nation’s transportation workforce.
Operating a freight railroad has always been a challenge. While the North American network is generally safe and well-maintained, there are multiple headaches to deal with. Maintaining a sound right-of-way to minimize
Watching an intermodal train roll by at track speed gives one a quick look at all of the different sizes of containers. Why are there different sizes? What are the economic factors
A rare display of bipartisanship occurred in Congress recently as seven Democrats and seven Republicans signed a letter to Ron Batory, Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration and K. Jane Williams, Acting