How Amtrak engineer Blake Phillips-Rios gets around Southern California – What it’s like to drive a train for work

By Alissa Walker, Curbed; March 28, 2019 In recent years, the dream of efficient, affordable rail travel in the U.S.…

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Railroad investigator says its wrong to point a finger at train engineer

By Amy Clancy, KIRO 7; December 23, 2017 Since Amtrak Cascades passenger train 501 careened off the tracks south of…

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Quebec: Locomotive engineer Tom Harding was patient, safety-conscious, Lac-Mégantic trial hears

By Alison Brunette, CBC News; November 28, 2017 A former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) train conductor who worked at MMA…

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Quebec: MMA train that derailed and exploded at Lac-Mégantic nearly 3,000 tonnes too heavy, trial hears

By Alison Brunette, CBC News; October 23, 2017 A former locomotive engineer for the Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway (MMA) who…

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