The MTA Office of the Inspector General has had it’s hands full lately.
Even though this accident was caused by a derailment, we are stepping outside of our normal coverage zone by featuring this NTSB report on tank car structural integrity because it has received so much attention over the past few years. NTSB did not determine probable cause for the derailment and did not publish a brief or report.
The Palestine Herald-Press reports there is more drama surrounding the proposed closure of Union Pacific’s Palestine car shop.
We now have a confirmed administrator of the Federal Transit Administration.
ASLRRA is very enthusiastic about the Senate’s Surface Transportation Investment Act.
The FRA and California are ready to work together again toward the development of high-speed rail.
Locomotive engineers have been qualified and trained with simulation technology for years. Through technology, the opportunity to leverage simulation beyond locomotive engineers is quickly emerging.
The money might not be there, but the paperwork is starting to roll in.
MidRail LLC Chairman Gil Lamphere offers his views on the competition between Canadian Pacific and CN to acquire Kansas City Southern, discussing the details of voting trusts and the role of the Surface Transportation Board, and other railroad merger-related issues, with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono.
Del Mar, Calif., rail fence project faces another delay; new concern over accelerating bluff erosion
Fence installation along tracks in Del Mar has another bare spot that must be filled.