By Zack Colman | 09/12/14 01:07 PM
Thousands of railcars must be upgraded or demoted under proposed safety standards.
09/11/14 11:45 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A railroad union has rejected a deal with BNSF that would have allowed one-person crews on as much as 60 percent of its tracks. The Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers union voted against the contract this week, according to a notice sent to members late...
By Zack Colman | 09/09/14 01:06 PM
The proposed rules would prohibit trains carrying hazardous materials from being left unwatched, unless specific requirements for securing the trains are followed.
09/04/14 07:00 PM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple opened a federal hearing in Fargo about rail service delays in the upper Plains by reading a letter from a grain elevator that said Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. was 525 cars behind in its service. The Wilton Farmers Union Elevator also told...
09/01/14 05:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis. Gov. Pat Quinn announced the funding on Sunday. The bridge will be built near Wilmington. The...
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 05:39 PM
A train carrying crude oil that derailed, exploded and killed 47 people in a Quebec town in July 2013 traveled through Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and North Dakota before the accident, a report from Canada's Transportation Safety Board said.
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