Radio Iowa is reporting that a BNSF coal train derailed between 20 and 30 cars as it traveled through the southwest Iowa town of Red Oak. The derailment occurred at 4 a.m.
Last week, RT&S reported that the agreement with Amtrak that every passenger enters when they purchase a ticket now contains an arbitration clause that says, essentially, the passenger cannot sue the railroad for
CBS Chicago 2 reports that an industrial accident on Saturday night killed an Amtrak mechanical worker at the company’s yard on 1600 S. Lumber St.
Those who are generally disgruntled with Amtrak have another reason for wishing the rail passenger carrier would change for the better or simply go away. The agreement with Amtrak that every passenger
Norfolk Southern experienced a mainline crash and derailment on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8 in Luxor, Pa., approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh.
The Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO released a statement about its view of precision scheduled railroading and the impact it’s having on freight railroads in America. Below are some excerpts from
California Attorney General pushes back on regulation of trains carrying flammable oil being retained at the federal level
Several states are pushing back on the notion that regulation of crude oil trains in the United States belongs in the hands of the federal government, as opposed to being regulated by
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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)
The new Purple Line in Maryland looks more black and blue than anything else. That’s because Purple Line Transit Constructors (PLTC) and Purple Line Transit Partners (PLTP) have had to make multiple