A remote-controlled derailment in Portland, Ore., still has control over commuter traffic coming to and from Swan Island. Crews are still making repairs to the bridge that carries, when healthy, six lanes
Class 1 freight
The flood stage for the Mississippi River is 16 ft. Right now in Davenport, Iowa, it sits at 16 ft 6 in. With a washout threatening, Canadian Pacific is taking action. The
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Long Island Rail Road to install two new rail bridges in East Hampton, N.Y., to help with large truck traffic
Anything big or large is being more accepted in today’s society, and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is making sure large trucks are just like any other form of transportation on
On p 28 of the August issue of this magazine, I quoted Matt Weyand, sales engineer with Ballast Tools Equipment, about the devastation he witnessed while working on track repair for two Class
STB: Container bunching has created unfair demurrage practices; Precision Scheduled Railroading is the culprit
More railcars all at once might force the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to do something once and for all. For now, the STB is recommending shippers and railroad companies work together to
Union Pacific cleans site of train derailment in Illinois; environmental consultant says area is safe for residents
Damages from the Union Pacific train derailment in Dupo, Ill., appear to be limited to just the rail cars and track.
Officials do not think the Long Bridge in the Washington, D.C., area needs to put on any more muscle. It just needs a companion.
The U.S. Coast Guard has approved the construction of a pair of rail bridges that will span Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek in northern Idaho.
Union Pacific’s tough talk did not last very long in the ring.