Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The FRA Safety Advisories page has recently been updated. Use the link below for a direct link to the document.
2009-03 Identification and Handling of Highway-Rail Grade Crossings with Vertical Profile Conditions .

Short Line Traffic Shows Strength The Journal of Commerce Online The 88322 shipments picked up by small North American railroads in the latest ... 16, which counts loads from 336 short lines and regional railroads or more ...

Delta Junction applauds railroad extension Fairbanks Daily News-Miner The railroad has yet to ask the city how it might help the corporation prepare for what would amount to a $700 million project, Tvenge said. ...

Railroads, Utilities Clash Over Dust From Coal Trains New York Times Due to delayed coal deliveries and a lack of capacity after the derailments, Union Pacific -- which shares the joint line with BNSF -- stopped accepting new ...

Riverport Railroad Seeks Recycler Recycling Today Short line is seeking recycler to build on land company has acquired from the US government. Riverport Railroad (RVPR), a short line railroad that operates ...

NTSB Wants Recorders in Locomotives The Journal of Commerce Online It said while the commuter rail line already banned its locomotive engineers from using cell phones or other wireless devices while operating a train, ...

Burlington Northern Plans Conditional Dividend ABC News AP Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. said on Monday that it will pay a special cash dividend if its purchase by billionaire investor Warren Buffett's ...

Railroads Cut US Jobs in December The Journal of Commerce Online Norfolk Southern Railway, Kansas City Southern and the US lines of Canadian National Railway added jobs from mid-November to mid-December. ...

Canadian National Railway names COO, CMO BusinessWeek Canadian National Railway Co. said Monday that it has promoted two executives to the positions of chief operating officer and chief marketing officer. ...

Alton and Southern Railway sued by conductor over injuries St. Clair Record A man has filed suit against The Alton and Southern Railway Company, alleging he suffered injuries to his right knee and leg after dismounting a locomotive. ...

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