As a percentage of total rail movements, those involving derailments are low. If you’re running a train, there is a very small chance a derailment may occur, but crews don’t expect to
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RT&S Editor’s Note: In August of this year, RT&S published a news story about the use of autonomous track inspection technology on the Canadian National Railway. The story has informative text and
RT&S Editor-in-Chief talks with new Railway Tie Association Executive Director Ashley Goodin about the current and future situation of the crosstie market. Listen to more podcasts.
The October issue of RT&S features a story on the construction of the Tawatina Rail Bridge in Edmonton, Canada, the 2020 Crosstie Product and Market Report and a product overview of the
A CSX freight train derailed in the Atlanta suburb of Lilburn, Ga. on Sunday at approximately 2:00 a.m. The train had about 170 cars, and 38 derailed, including several cars loaded with
This week, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) reported that the April 2019 derailment of a VIA Rail passenger train traveling eastward at 60 mph on Canadian National’s (CN) New Castle
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a preliminary report on the investment gap in surface transportation investment, including transit, between what we’re spending now and what we should
Oklahoma’s Kiamichi Railroad will use a $10 million federal grant to make some much-needed improvements to its rail line. The short-line railroad company operates on 200 miles of track in southeast Oklahoma.
Commuter rail and transit in Miami offers several rail options to move around different parts of the city and county. First, there is Metrorail, which offers rail transit service from southern Dade
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced that a loose, improperly fastened rail joint was the cause of a Union Pacific derailment that killed one employee. The accident occurred on September