Editor’s Note: From time to time we will publish cutting-edge research in the world of rail engineering. In this piece, researchers ponder the possible flaws of Weibull analysis in preventing defect-caused derailments.
Kansas City Southern (KCS) plans to increase capital spending to between $640 million and $660 million this year, up substantially from the $530 million in capital expenditures in 2018. But those capex
CSX capital spending will be roughly unchanged in 2019, coming in somewhere between $1.6 billion and $1.7 billion.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) met with Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan last week, and reportedly urged the Department of Defense (DOD) to focus on the construction of a new
TranSystems Corp., which provides engineering and architectural planning, design and construction services to railroads, has added John Hovanec to its Board of Directors.
With Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) preparing to welcome its new Fleet of the Future trains in 2019, BART is making plans regarding what to do with its “legacy” train cars, some
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has added three members to its leadership team: Chief of Capital Programs, Expansion and Innovation Frank Rucker; Chief Administrative Officer Luz Borrero; and Chief of
The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Board of Directors elected its new board officers for 2019 this week.
Union Pacific (UP) has named Jim Vena as the Class 1’s new chief operating officer, effective Jan. 14.
Kari Gonzales has been named as vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI).