NEW YORK – Is electrification—or re-electrification—a viable means of rail propulsion, particularly for North American freight rail? In this first of a two-part series, Jim Hoecker and Steve Griffith of the Rail Electrification
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IRJ Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith speaks with John Santamaria of Clever Devices and Alex Pacquet of Alstom on the rise of alternative traction in the rail industry as well as the latest trends in passenger experience and the shift toward predictive maintenance for rail vehicles.
RT&S Managing Editor David Lester talks with the 2022 RT&S Engineer of the Year John Cech from BNSF about challenging projects, the technological movement, what it takes to work in the rail industry, and what it will take to recruit the younger generation.
RT&S Editor in Chief Bill Wilson talks to Railroad Construction Company, Inc., about the Way Interlocking and Subway Structure Rehabilitation project.
Railway Age’s 2011 Railroader of the Year Charles W. “Wick” Moorman IV retired as chairman, president and CEO of Norfolk Southern in 2015, then spent a year as president of Amtrak.
Norfolk Southern’s TOP|SPG operating plan—which stands for Thoroughbred Operating Plan | Service Productivity Growth—has evolved from NS’s previous plans, TOP 21 among them.
RT&S takes a closer look at the Mid-Coast Corridor Projects in San Diego, Calif. The endeavor was on this year’s RT&S Top Projects list.
Ahead of next week’s IAF International Exhibition on Track Technology in Münster, Germany, Plasser & Theurer speaks with IRJ Editor-in-Chief Kevin Smith in our latest Rail Group on Air podcast.
Commuter Rail Coalition Director of Government Relations John Cline of Cline Strategic Consulting, industry lobbyists Julie Minerva of Carpi & Clay and Bennett Resnik of Cardinal Infrastructure, and CRC Executive Director KellyAnne Gallagher join Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono for a conversation on what 2022 may hold in store for commuter rail priorities.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson digs deeper into a rail fence controversy in Del Mar, Calif.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Union Pacific President and CEO Lance Fritz about current capital projects, the labor shortage, and more.
Siemens Mobility North America President and CEO Marc Buncher talks with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono about the 2022 North American rail market.
RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks about the state of the industry for the Maintenance-of-Way sector. Special guests on this podcast are Chuck Baker from the ASLRRA and Nate Irby from the RTA.
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.
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.
The lead editors of Railway Age, Railway Track & Structures and International Railway Journal cover the top stories in their sectors.
Everything you need to know about Precision Scheduled Railroading—how it got started, who started it and why, its promises and principles, and what it has become, for better or for worse—is here in this discussion featuring two of PSR’s “founding fathers,” Gil Lamphere and Henry Chidgey, who have more than 75 years of combined railroading experience.
Railway Track & Structures Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Chief Engineer Eric Fields on the task of moving the first new section of the Merchants Bridge into place … and more challenges on the horizon.
Railway Track & Structures magazine Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with Canadian Pacific’s Vice President of Engineering Justin Meyer.
In this episode of Rail Group On Air, RT&S Editor-in-Chief Bill Wilson talks with BNSF’s Alan Bloomquist about the BNSF Bridge No. 66.4 over the Little White Salmon River project.