New federal regulations on tank-car trains face challenges – Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

New federal regulations on tank-car trains face challenges
Chicago Tribune
The U.S. railroad industry, several environmental groups and two Chicago suburbs are challenging the federal government's recently unveiled regulations intended to enhance the safety of milelong trains carrying volatile crude oil, dozens of which pass ...

New commuter rail maintenance chief has no experience with trains – Boston Globe


Boston Globe

New commuter rail maintenance chief has no experience with trains
Boston Globe
But Murray, who leads the Transport Workers Union Local 2054, said he remains worried that the company, which operates one of the largest commuter rail operations in the country, could not attract someone within the railroad industry for the job.

and more »

AAR’s CEO applauds Senate panel’s approval of Railroad Reform bill – TI News Daily (press release)


AAR's CEO applauds Senate panel's approval of Railroad Reform bill
TI News Daily (press release)
"The freight rail industry commends the Commerce Committee's bipartisan leadership for building unanimous committee support for a comprehensive package that addresses a number of key areas for our industry, including safety, passenger-rail ...

New commuter rail maintenance chief has no experience with trains – Boston Globe


Boston Globe

New commuter rail maintenance chief has no experience with trains
Boston Globe
But Murray, who leads the Transport Workers Union Local 2054, said he remains worried that the company, which operates one of the largest commuter rail operations in the country, could not attract someone within the railroad industry for the job.
Keolis hire for key post may violate T dealBoston Herald

all 3 news articles »

Driver Shortage Ripples Across Trucking Industry – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Driver Shortage Ripples Across Trucking Industry
Wall Street Journal
The shortage of drivers is having ripple effects throughout the transportation industry, squeezing carriers with smaller truck fleets and boosting the use of rail freight. As freight volume gained momentum, “the trucking industry edged even closer to ...
State of Logistics: Truck Drivers Sorely WantedTruckinginfo

all 36 news articles »