Union leaders criticize precision scheduled railroading

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; June 21, 2019 The implementation of precision scheduled railroading (PSR) has contributed to dwindling morale…

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Precision Scheduled Railroading: For employees, pain, no gain

By William C. Keppen, Jr., Railway Age Magazine; June 10, 2019 Six out of the seven Class I freight railroads in…

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Long Island Rail Road has been around longer than airplanes, automobiles, telephones

By Alfonso A. Castillo, Newsday; April 23, 2019 On April 24, 1834, 12 men signed their names on a state charter…

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Trump Plan to Ship Natural Gas by Rail Stokes ‘Bomb Train’ Fears

By Jennifer A Dlouhy, Bloomberg; April 11, 2019 President Donald Trump wants to allow natural gas to be shipped in…

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Amtrak state of good repair backlog tops $33.3 billion

By Paul Conley, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S Magazine; April 1, 2019 There’s a lot of work to be done on Amtrak. The…

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Canadian National, Canadian Pacific Rail appealing federal transport minister’s order for use of handbrakes on stopped trains

By The Canadian Press, CTV News Vancouver; March 9, 2019 CALGARY – Canada’s two largest railways are appealing Transport Minister…

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The Daily CSX: Latest CSX-related fatality, recent derailments highlight safety concerns

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; November 30, 2018 A welder working on CSX track in South Carolina was…

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Boston: Transit system plagued by near-constant service issues

By Staff Writer, Boston Herald; February 26, 2018 The MBTA has been plagued with delays, derailments and maintenance problems that…

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New York: Metro-North’s legal costs soar to $90M for Spuyten Duyvil and other rail accidents

By Thomas C. Zambito, LoHud.com; February 12, 2018 Metro-North has spent nearly $90 million to resolve legal claims for deaths…

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Long Island Rail Road blames New York Penn Station work for drop in ridership

From News12 Long Island; November 6, 2017 HICKSVILLE – Ridership on the Long Island Rail Road has dropped off steadily…

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New York Governor Cuomo denies construction on Moynihan Train Hall delayed track repairs that caused Penn Station derailments

By Kenneth Lovett and Dan Rivoli, New York Daily News; October 9, 2017 Gov. Cuomo on Monday denied that his…

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New York City: Before Derailments at Penn Station, Competing Priorities Led to Disrepair

By MICHAEL LaFORGIA, The New York Times; October 9, 2017 Amtrak officials knew for years that they would have to…

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