A Norfolk Southern (NS) train carrying various chemicals derailed the night of Sunday, Jan. 6, near Bartow, a small town in east Georgia, causing some of the chemicals being transported to spill.
The U.S. transportation network looks to be a year from meeting its full implementation goals for positive train control (PTC), following developments as the 2018 year came to a close.
The 2018 University of Delaware Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering “Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference,” held Dec. 13-14, spotlighted the progress the industry is making in dealing with Big
Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois’ third District has announced that Metra, the commuter railroad serving the Chicago metropolitan area, will receive more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The Regional Transportation District has released a 35-page plan outlining the steps it will take to resolve issues with crossing gates on the line that serves the Denver International Airport. The plan is
The New York City subway boosted speeds on two lines over the weekend and will increase speeds of other trains in the coming months, according to a story in The New York
Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) has selected Ericka Thomas as the national rail safety education organization’s new manager of Education, Training and Instructional Design.
The Federal Railroad Administration has certified a system-wide signals upgrade by the Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) transit system as meeting all the requirements for Positive Train Control (PTC). The move comes several
The National Safety Council is honoring infrastructure specialist Parsons as the sole 2018 finalist for its Robert W. Campbell Award.
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