The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and its Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today accepted a report from the MBTA Safety Review Panel that offers 34 recommendations with 61 corrective actions
A little more than a month ago, RT&S ran Railway Age Editor-in-Chief Bill Vantuono’s story on concerns about the Chinese government subsidizing its companies engaged in building railcars for transit agencies, which threatens
At approximately midnight local time (Sunday evening/Monday morning), a Canadian Pacific train hauling crude [oil] derailed west of Guernsey, Saskatchewan, according to CP spokesperson, Andy Cummings.
Yesterday, Chuck Baker, President of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) shared the short line story with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee during a hearing entitled “Where’s My
The New York Daily News is reporting that an Amtrak employee was electrocuted and two people sustained minor injuries when an explosion occurred at a New York City power substation in Van Nest
According to a report from The Seattle Times, Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff has removed Chief Executive Safety and Quality Officer Salah Al-Tamimi, as a result of the fatal Amtrak Cascades passenger
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CN and Teck Resources Limited, a diversified resource company with major business units in copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy, on Dec. 4 announced a long-term agreement for shipping steelmaking (metallurgical) coal*
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 30, 2019, as well as volumes for November 2019.
Over the past several weeks, Railway Track & Structures has been reporting on the new language printed on Amtrak tickets that prevents customers from suing the railroad in the event of an