SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed as of reporting, but BNSF has reportedly settled the lawsuit from the Kooima family over a 2018 derailment.
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SAN CLEMENTE – Freight operations have stopped overnight after crews documented continued slope movement.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – On February 8th, the Illinois Commerce Commission has approved crossing upgrades in Iroquois, Adams, and Logan Counties.
BISMARCK, N.D. – On Thursday, February 8th, the North Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled to uphold the previous dismissal of FORB’s lawsuit.
PHOENIX, Ariz. Union Pacfic has opened a new intermodal terminal in Phoenix which will connect the Southwest with international ports in Southern California. The terminal opened on Feb. 1.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern commends the work of its Capital Production Gangs for laying 556 miles of Program Rail.
BELLEVUE, Ohio – The Class I invests $472,000 to go toward repairing a drainage issue at the U.S. 20 underpass.
TRENTON, Mo. – Union Pacific crews are working near Trenton, Missouri to replace 83,000 ties and 17 miles of rail.
CAMPBELLSTOWN, Ohio – Norfolk Southern removed double track and extended siding east to 15,000 feet in Ohio.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a report of track and tank car inspection ordered in the wake of the Norfolk Southern East Palestine derailment on February 3, 2023.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) has announced a number of grants via the Ohio Grade Crossing Elimination Program.
LOS ANGELES – The LA Metro has announced the Rosecrans Avenue Bridge, as part of the Rosecrans/Marquardt Grade Separation project, has opened.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – CSX SVP of Operations Ricky Johnson and VP of Engineering Carl Walker spoke to the #ONECSX team in Florida.
FORT MADISON, Iowa – BNSF Crews have worked to clear ice and snow from infrastructure and reduce train restrictions across the Northern Corridor after severe winter weather.
CHICAGO –– CN Vice President Engineering and Railway Track & Structures’ 2023 Engineer of the Year is among the featured speakers at Railway Age’s Next-Gen Freight Rail 2024 Conference, to be held March 12, 2024, at the
TEXARKANA, Ark. – Union Pacific shares its focus on sustainability efforts through its investment in alternative materials for railroad ties.
DENVER, Colo. – Union Pacific Railroad’s Engineering team recently tackled a monumental effort at its equipment shop in Denver, Colorado – rebuilding the first of 32 massive track maintenance machines to make them more user-friendly, enhance safety and simplify repairs.
BISMARCK, ND – The non-profit group, Friends of the Rail Bridge, appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court on November 16th to argue against tearing down the 140-year old structure.
ATLANTA – Norfolk Southern’s Maintenance of Way and Structures Team utilize a helicopter as part of its vegetation management strategy.
MONTEBELLO, Calif. – In a news release, the OHLA announces it has been awarded two contracts to construct two projects.