EDITORIALLY SPEAKING: Port’s third try for funding – Muskogee Daily Phoenix


EDITORIALLY SPEAKING: Port's third try for funding
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
... application for a highly competitive transportation grant, hoping their third try will be the charm that snags federal funds for a railroad improvement project. Improvements are needed to accommodate six-axle locomotives, the rail industry's modern ...

Iran: Where World Rail Industry Goes to Feast – Financial Tribune


Iran: Where World Rail Industry Goes to Feast
Financial Tribune
W ith most sanctions lifted, Iran is going all-in on its potential to become a transport hub in the heart of Eurasia, returning the country to its traditional position as a vital link between East and West. However, Iran's transportation dreams have a ...

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Quiet Zone Analyses and Inspections Could Be Improved – Government Accountability Office


Quiet Zone Analyses and Inspections Could Be Improved
Government Accountability Office
Accidents at grade crossings are a major source of fatalities in the railroad industry. FRA—the federal agency responsible for providing regulatory oversight of grade-crossing safety—–issued regulations on the use of train horns in 2005. Railroads ...

Quiet Zone Analyses and Inspections Could Be Improved – Government Accountability Office


Quiet Zone Analyses and Inspections Could Be Improved
Government Accountability Office
Accidents at grade crossings are a major source of fatalities in the railroad industry. FRA—the federal agency responsible for providing regulatory oversight of grade-crossing safety—–issued regulations on the use of train horns in 2005. Railroads ...

Railways to consolidate services at Chicago hub – Supply Chain Dive


Railways to consolidate services at Chicago hub
Supply Chain Dive
Recent months have revealed historic intermodal traffic highs, with August reports of 1,401,081 containers and trailers moved (up 5.6% from August 2016). Further good news for the industry is the strong rebound made by rail traffic after Hurricane ...