WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board has dramatically increased hiring this year to keep up with emerging technologies and reduce the average time it takes to complete investigations.
OAKLAND, Calif. – The NTSB released a Railroad Investigation Report after a collision between Amtrak train 531 and a Union Pacific Roadway Maintenance Machine in July of last year.
MBTA Focuses on Safety; Releases Independent Track Maintenance Audit and Publishes Internal Safety Review
BOSTON – Yesterday, the MBTA released its track maintenance audit and published an internal safety review.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. – The NTSB has released a report on the accident that killed an employee last month in Massachusetts.
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of human resources and recruitment executives discussing changes in freight and passenger rail recruitment, retention,
OMAHA – While much of the western U.S. avoided major damage from Hurricane Hilary, Union Pacific took a punch in the gut, as RT&S reported yesterday.
The 2023 Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail event, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, will feature a panel of corporate diversity leaders discussing the importance of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) within the
LOS ANGELES – While Tropical Storm Hilary’s heavy rains and winds lashed the southern California coast, the rail system was spared from damage according to news reports from the region.
Topping the list of reasons to attend Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail, to be held Nov. 2 in Chicago, is opening speaker Judy Carter, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at BNSF.
ATLANTA – Attendees of yesterday’s RT&S Winter Preparedness Virtual Conference were treated to significant insights into managing winter weather on the railroad.
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. – A railroad project in Massachusetts has been shut down after an employee was run over by a piece of machinery.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The NTSB found the grade crossing design to blame for the collision that occurred last year in Missouri, and Gov. Parson will sign House bill 4 to address passive railroad crossings in the state.
CHICAGO – The industry conversation continues with Railway Age / RT&S Women in Rail 2023—our first in-person Women in Rail conference covering the freight, passenger and transit rail sectors. The Nov. 2 conference, presented live at
MARISSA, Ill. – The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) on July 13 approved a project to improve highway-rail safety near a railroad crossing in St. Clair County.
SAN FRANCISCO – Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has announced a safety initiative in which it would remove fallen trees from trackway during severe weather.
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. Daily Pacific Surfliner service through San Clemente will resume starting Monday, July 17.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s state budget allocates over $80 million to improve safety at its rail crossings after an Amtrak passenger train collided with a dump truck one year ago.
PORT-DANIEL-GASCONS, Quebec – The government of Canada announces its commitment to rail safety and a project to install a retaining wall in Port-Daniel-Gascons in Quebec.
BOSTON – A third rail issue caused a fire at Tufts Medical Center station on MBTA’s Orange Line.
LAURENS, S.C. – CSX Track Maintenance team in Laurens, South Carolina celebrates 20 years being injury-free.