When I took over as chairman of the NRC in January 2020, no one could have envisioned how dramatically conditions would change in just a couple of months.
The RT&S January 2022 issue contains our annual State of the Industry feature as well as product reviews on rail flaw detection and vegetation management.
There is a labor shortage crisis in the U.S., and in at least two sectors of the rail industry—short line and crossties—the search for workers has become frustrating. The nationwide problem also has seeped into Class 1 operations.
The International Bridge Conference will once again honor a railroad bridge project during its awards night, which will happen during the conference June 17-20, 2022, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Surface Transportation Board recently approved a new rail line in Utah, and officials can’t say enough against it.
In December 2021, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration deployed a Security Directive that shined a spotlight on rail cybersecurity following a series of global cyberattacks that occurred at the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Class I CSX and short-line operator OmniTRAX, as well as several rail companies around the globe.
The top news stories of the week.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with the Arizona Eastern Railway about the destruction and rebuilding of the Gila River railroad bridge in Arizona.
A timeline should not give a pair of scissors the attention.
The top news stories RT&S was following this week.