This piece by Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William Vantuono appeared in the magazine’s news feed on Thursday, April 21. This court case addresses a very important issue, so we are reproducing it here. DCL
On November 8, the U.S. DOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) published a notice of proposed rule making that would suspend the transportation of liquefied natural gas by rail until more research and testing can be done to ensure the safety of moving this commodity by rail.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has published a Safety Advisory on a Positive Train Control (PTC) issue recently identified during testing of ACSES II (Advanced Civil Speed Enforcement System II) and I-ETMS (Interoperable Electronic Train Management System) technology.
Maintaining efficient railroad operations while ensuring overall safety is an essential part of the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) mission. Automation-aided technologies have the potential to save lives and improve safety while improving
Four of eight and six of seven—LIRR Expansion Project burns through summer FRA publishes Final Rule on rail integrity and track safety standards Phoenix appears primed and ready for I-10 light-rail extension
The U.S. DOT’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of June 30, 2020, toward fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems by Dec. 31,
Officials believe the Gateway Project should be funded in the next stimulus bill. Federal Railroad Administration awards $302.6 million in grants. Austin voters might be reluctant to pass tax hike for Project
NJ Transit awards contract for new railroad bridge. FRA provides update on Positive Train Control implementation. SANDAG begins stabilization project on the Del Mar cliffs. Transit leaders are asking for more stimulus
The U.S. DOT Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) released a quarterly status update on railroads’ self-reported progress, as of March 31, 2020, toward fully implementing positive train control (PTC) systems by Dec. 31,
Special Report—On the Front Line: Despite FRA waiver, track inspection ‘orders are in hand and moving as scheduled’
Even though the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a 60-day emergency waiver in late March for certain requirements of FRA’s rail safety regulations, it is business as usual for at least one