To mark the anniversary of a freight train derailment in Ohio, policymakers renewed calls for approving a legislative response as the industry highlights safety improvements.
Changes are being made in a nearly 2-year-old federal government requirement regarding performance levels at four Class I freight railroads.February 6, 2024
Secretary Pete Buttigieg recently pressed Congress to pass legislation that would strengthen rail safety policies.
Port of Long Beach officials were upbeat about prospects for the facility even as its 2023 performance was down 12.2% year-over-year.
President Joe Biden announced $8.2 billion in new funding for infrastructure projects across the U.S. on Dec. 8, much of it involving rail travel.
The U.S. government has joined some former workers in suing Union Pacific over the way it used a vision test to disqualify workers the railroad believed were colorblind.October 2, 2023
Norfolk Southern’s CEO pledged to continue working to improve safety after a consultant recommended making sure that safety is truly a priority at all levels.September 15, 2023
An explosion inside a container at a Union Pacific railyard prompted evacuations in western Nebraska on Sept. 14 because of the toxic smoke generated when one of the chemicals caught fire.September 14, 2023
ATLANTA — Federal regulators want all railroads to immediately send the details of everything aboard their trains to every emergency responder within 10 miles of an accident.June 22, 2023