Help enlisted for MJ2KB T(rail) effort to buy rail corridor – Bradford Era


Help enlisted for MJ2KB T(rail) effort to buy rail corridor
Bradford Era
John D. Heffner, JD of Strasburger Attorneys at Law of Washington, D.C. deals mostly with private and public interests in rail transportation law. Heffner's clients include smaller short line and regional railroads, as well as railroad industry ...

Rail Industry Again Given More Time to Install Safety System – New York Times


New York Times

Rail Industry Again Given More Time to Install Safety System
New York Times
The new delay is the latest pull in a tug of war between the railroad industry and federal regulators over the safety system. A firm deadline for installing it on all freight and commuter trains by 2015 was originally set under a law passed in the ...
Asleep at the wheelPolitico
To save lives, push railroads to make safety deadlineWinona Daily News

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2015 IN REVIEW: Top environment stories of the year – Winona Daily News


Winona Daily News

2015 IN REVIEW: Top environment stories of the year
Winona Daily News
It is time for the conscientious stewards of safety throughout the railroad industry to make every day count, from now until the day that PTC is implemented nationwide. We hope that Feinberg will continue to stand firm, and demand that the public be ...

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A Disastrous 2015 for Railroads: What’s in Store for 2016? – Zacks.com


A Disastrous 2015 for Railroads: What's in Store for 2016?
Zacks.com
As we prepare to bid adieu to 2015 and step into a new year, a pertinent question bothering investors interested in the railroad space is whether 2016 will be any better for the beleaguered industry than the year that is about to end. From what has ...

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STB seeks PRIIA Section 213 revisions – RailwayAge Magazine


RailwayAge Magazine

STB seeks PRIIA Section 213 revisions
RailwayAge Magazine
Most railroad industry observers and historians are quick to point out that Amtrak was not created to preserve passenger rail services, but to help preserve freight railroads, many of which (particularly in the Northeast) were struggling at the time to ...