Key rail projects across the U.S. make significant progress

Railway Track & Structures magazine takes a closer look at four rail projects going on this year.


CSX wants bridge removed, but city is fighting for its survival

CSX believes a cul-de-sac is the way to go in southwest Philadelphia, but the city wants to continue to give life to the Cemetery Avenue bridge.

NTSB issues preliminary report on CSX freight train collision with SEPTA trolley in December

In December 2021, RT&S reported on a collision between a CSX freight train and a SEPTA trolley outside of Philadelphia. The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a preliminary report on its accident investigation.


CSX train strikes abandoned semi-truck, then derails

On Monday, Feb. 7, near Waycross, Ga., a CSX freight train with two locomotives and 39 cars struck an abandoned semi-truck, derailing a locomotive and some intermodal cars.

NTSB says poor communication led to rail bridge damage in Louisiana

The NTSB reports that a rail swing bridge was damaged by a boat last year in Louisiana.

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Ind. mayor says CSX is not responding, but Class 1 is ready to make crossing repairs

The mayor of Michigan City, Ind., is not going to leave CSX alone anytime soon.

It is lift off for the Howard Street Tunnel expansion project

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan led public- and private-sector leaders in breaking ground on the $466 million Howard Street Tunnel expansion project, which will reconstruct the 126-year-old freight rail tunnel to accommodate double-stacked container trains to and from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore.

Wilmington, N.C., picks preferred route for railroad realignment

Wilmington, N.C., will soon be getting a railroad line out of the way.

Bells & Whistles—Texas Central wants billions from feds, but there is fear

The top news stories Railway Track & Structures was following this week.

Man who cut railroad signals in Pa. avoids prison time

A man who damaged railroad signal equipment in Pennsylvania will not see time in a federal prison.


CSX, W.Va. DOH attempt to work out deal for bridge replacement

The cost to replace a bridge in West Virginia has gone up, which means the portion promised by CSX also has elevated.


CSX on bridge: ‘Accelerated and permanent repairs’ will take place by year’s end

CSX has reached out to RT&S with a response to the rail bridge on the Hudson River in New York.

Schumer: ‘A jury-rigged bridge is hardly a long-term solution’

The CSX rail bridge on the Hudson River that is being temporarily reinforced is receiving more attention … and officials want it permanently fixed.

NTSB report on Nov. 30, 2018 employee fatality

The NTSB has released its report on a CSX employee fatality that took place on Nov. 30, 2018.

Baltimore admits it is not doing enough to inspect rail infrastructure, vows again to do better

For the second time in as many days, a deteriorating CSX bridge is making headlines.

Sagging rail bridge in N.Y. leads to a call to ‘blitz’ all spans in the state

Officials in Dutchess County, N.Y., are wondering about the safety of a CSX rail bridge, and one is insisting the state do immediate inspections on all rail spans.


CSX back in the woodshed with OSHA

CSX is back in the woodshed with OSHA for firing two employees reporting safety violations.

Hurricane Ida threatens critical rail infrastructure in Louisiana, Mississippi

Hurricane Ida is stretching a shipping industry that is already paper-thin.

Watch: Drone footage shows how floodwaters broke through track bed in Tenn.

A line of railroad tracks might have served as a floodgate in the town of Waverly, Tenn.


CSX denies orphan underpass as its own, but will help with storm water drainage

You can call it the orphan underpass.