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Feds slap NJ Transit with 15 violations, express their displeasure

UPDATE: NJ Transit received a letter late Thursday afternoon from the Federal Railroad Administration which said the FRA "conditionally approved" the agency's revised Positive Train...

KEEPING RAIL TRANSIT SAFETY OVERSIGHT ON TRACK

The Tremont Street Subway in Boston began service in 1897 as the first subway tunnel in North America. That subway tunnel was the beginning...

Training Standards Rule

The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA) required that the Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation (Secretary or DOT) establish minimum...

Positive Train Control

In 2008, Congress required Class I railroad main lines handling poisonous-inhalation-hazard materials and any railroad main lines with regularly scheduled intercity and commuter rail...

How do I comply with FRA’s final rule on 49 CFR part 219 MOW...

“How do I comply with FRA’s final rule on Coverage of Maintenance of Way (MOW) Employees (rule) in FRA’s drug and alcohol regulations in 49...

2017 Grade Crossing Research Needs Workshop

August 15 -17 of 2017, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold a Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety workshop at the Westin Hotel in St....