The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission issued a statement this week claiming that WMATA “did not follow through on all safety commitments made in April and May 2022.”
RT&S reported Monday that MBTA had announced that it would reschedule work on the Orange Line planned for next month.
NJ Transit and Amtrak are replacing the century-old Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River in New Jersey with a higher bridge that will not have to open and close for river traffic.
Last week, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved safety upgrades at rail crossings in Columbiana, Lorain, Tuscarawas and Union counties.
HART is seeing cracks grow on it’s Honolulu rail line.
This week, the Canadian Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced that the Government of Canada is taking new actions to improve rail safety, in alignment with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada’s recommendations regarding the derailment in Field, British Columbia, in 2019.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its first report on the collision between Amtrak’s Southwest Chief and a dump truck in rural Missouri.
Service on Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor was shut down for nine hours Friday after a Union Pacific front-load tractor was struck by a Capitol Corridor train.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.
On July 14, the MBTA reported on its progress to address ongoing safety concerns raised during a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Safety Management Inspection (SMI) last month.
Lunchtime has forever been the moment of reveal, but the pull does not always have to follow tradition.
The July issue of RT&S features the magazine’s annual Women in Railroad Engineering list along with product features covering the fasteners and special trackwork markets.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will soon decide on which technology it will turn to in regard to its Signaling Challenge Initiative.
The top news stories of the week ending July 8.
Transport Canada is taking action to further improve the safety and security of Canada’s rail system, especially in light of the impacts of climate change and severe weather on railway operations.
Koppers recently presented the annual Zero Harm President’s Award to its Muncy facility in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in recognition of its best-in-company performance as measured in safety, environmental responsibility, and innovation.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has made a major investment in the improvement of 11 grade crossings in the state.
The top news stories RT&S was covering the week ending July 1.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcing more than $573 million in available grant funding this year alone for the Railroad Crossing Elimination Program.
Taking care of overgrown vegetation might have helped the driver of a dump truck safely cross railroad tracks in Chariton County, Mo.