Yesterday was a good day for railroaders and contractors with their eyes on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program. Programs in five states received word
A member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure toured a railroad-tie plant in Illinois and reiterated her support for legislation sought by the railroad industry.
Norfolk Southern (NS) has named Marque I. Ledoux vice president Government Affairs, effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will replace the retiring Bruno Maestri.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has released a new report that outlines a research path toward addressing uncertainties in estimating the potential impacts of proposed changes to truck size
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Nov. 21 issued a final rule establishing what it’s calling “modern, performance-based safety standards for railroad passenger equipment.”
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Nov. 15 for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program (Partnership Program).
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) has named veteran railcar professional Randall Thomure director of Regulatory Affairs and Safety, with oversight responsibility for technical and regulatory strategies related to safety and operations.
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA-2) visited Sivyer Steel Castings Oct. 26, where he met with the company’s leadership team to learn more about its new ownership and progress the company says it
BNSF Railway issued its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report highlighting progress on key initiatives in the areas of sustaining its operations, creating value for its customers, engaging with employees and connecting with
Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS-03) joined the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association (NRC), in conjunction with the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), at A&K Railroad Materials’ Kansas City facility during an Oct.