The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway is going to use money from the U.S. DOT’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement Grant (CRISI) for safety upgrades and rehabilitation. The short-liner received
The city of Palo Alto, Calif., wants to rule on grade separation alternatives before the years is over, but Caltrain and the California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) are getting in the way.
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
The National Transportation Safety Board is once again calling for federal railroad regulators to mandate the use of inward- and outward-facing cameras on train locomotives after investigating an Ohio collision between two CSX trains.
Tropical storm Sally expected to become hurricane today—NS issues service alert – Updated at 4:45 pm EDT
Just over two weeks after Hurricane Laura hit, the Gulf Coast is bracing for another storm that is expected to become a hurricane today (likely Category 2), and is expected to make
Report shows Washington, D.C., Metrorail lack strong safety culture. Fire destroys nearly 100-year-old railroad bridge. NTSB preliminary report of Union Pacific derailment in Arizona contain more details about accident. Judge says Purple
Earlier this week, RT&S reported the results of an audit of Washington, D.C.’s Metro transit system conducted by the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. The key message of the report was that Metro,
The western wildfires are wreaking havoc on the West Coast and several inland locations. People have lost their homes, been evacuated, and are dealing with a heavy smoke cloud that aggravates any
The September issue of RT&S features a spotlight story on the 2020 RT&S Engineer of the Year, Ed Boyle, as well as our 2020 Product Innovation Showcase and an overview of safety
In 2009, a Metro train crashed and killed nine people. In 2015, there was a major smoke problem that killed one passenger and left many injured. Although they happened years ago, these