Union Pacific was hauling away a local landmark late last week in Liberty, Texas.
Class 1 freight
The “Impossible Railroad” just took another step toward impractical.
The top news stories Railway Track & Structures was following this week.
February issue of RT&S is now digital—track maintenance, winter maintenance, trucks/hi-rail vehicles
The February issue of RT&S features a story on track maintenance in the city of Baltimore as well as product/market reviews in rail grinding, winter maintenance, and in the truck/hi-rail vehicle segments.
A tunnel project that will replace two bridges in Middlebury, Vt., is moving along smoothly. The project started on July 13 and is scheduled to be complete in late September. Tunnel construction
Prairie grass is one of the few plants that can survive in heart of the state of Kansas. Shallow soil caused settlers to pass on the land decades ago. Transportation demands, however,
After fatal strike on Ky. bridge parents of victim say more safety measures need to be installed, file suit
The goat man is supposedly an urban legend in Louisville. Apparently, he can be summoned when people step on or cross the Pope Lick trestle. The goat man is related to the
The hope is Rte. 62 in Dunklin County, Mo., will be open sometime on May 5 after a Union Pacific train derailed. No injuries have been reported and Union Pacific is trying
You need to listen for the train horn today. This is not just any train horn used for safety purposes when trains are approaching railroad crossings. This is a special horn honoring
Special Podcast Series—The Coronavirus and the Rail Industry: Freight railroads and rail equipment market analysis
Eric Starks, Todd Tranausky and David Nahass. What is the depth of decrease in freight volumes as a result of COVID-19? Is there an increased percentage of freight rail moving over to
A tornado carrying an EF-3 rating tore through Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday evening injuring 22.
With 330 acres of public parkland located between Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx, Randall’s Island Park is one of New York City’s main recreational hubs, drawing more than 3 million visitors annually.
Late recap: Amtrak might be able to sue freight carriers for delays; short liner receives CRISI grant
A measure working its way through a Senate committee would allow Amtrak to sue freight railroad companies for delays.
Norfolk Southern announced that it has achieved a breakthrough in track inspection technology that will enhance railroad safety and operating efficiencies.
Canadian National announced on March 3 that, in the absence of significant illegal blockades on its network over the last four days, it has started calling back most of the temporarily laid
To help celebrate the 140th anniversary of when the Cumbres & Toltec railroad track opened in Colorado, a rotary snowplow was used for the first time in two decades. The snowplow ripped
A train carrying propane has derailed in Plainville, Conn. The train went off the tracks at the intersection of Russell Avenue and Roosevelt Street, which is near the sight of a train
Manor Township, Pa., believes it can work with Norfolk Southern. Officials want to connect two recreational trails, but the more preferred option runs along Norfolk Southern tracks, and the Class 1 railroad
Railroad companies might have to deal with another wet spring. Atlanta board passes plan that includes $11 billion for rail transit. Judge removes himself from Purple Line case. Amtrak decides to repair
In East Chicago, Ind., a CSX train carrying crude oil has derailed and hazmat crews are on the scene checking for leaks.