Amtrak to resume service in Clemson, South Carolina next month

By Elizabeth LaFleur, Anderson Independent Mail; July 25, 2019 Amtrak will resume service in Clemson at the beginning of August.…

Continue Reading →

CSX Safety Lapses Blamed for 2018 Fatal Amtrak Collision in South Carolina

By Alan Levin, Bloomberg; July 23, 2019 CSX Corp.’s lax approach to safety caused a fatal collision between a passenger…

Continue Reading →

CSX track work to impact Amtrak service in the Southeast

By David Lester, Managing Editor, RT&S Magazine; July 12, 2019 CSX track work in North Carolina will impact Amtrak schedules…

Continue Reading →

South Carolina Senator Fritz Hollings’ role in rail merger policy

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; April 8, 2019 Somewhat buried in history is that…

Continue Reading →

Opinion: In trying times, wise railroaders shouldn’t clam up to the news media

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; March 4, 2019 “HOW SAFE ARE AMERICA’S RAILROADS? Lesley Stahl reports on…

Continue Reading →

Fired engineer recounts deadly crash between Amtrak’ Silver Star and CSX freight train in South Carolina on 60 Minutes

From CBS News; February 28, 2019 Mark James describes the deadly crash of an Amtrak passenger train into his CSX…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

North Charleston, South Carolina rail hub gets permit, moves closer to construction

By David Wren, The Post and Courier; September 24, 2018 A rail yard where cargo boxes moving through the Port…

Continue Reading →

The Daily CSX: CSX donates $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

A press release from CSX; September 19, 2018: JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX is donating $100,000…

Continue Reading →

Norfolk Southern Foundation supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

A press release from Norfolk Southern Corporation; September 18, 2018: PR Newswire NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 18, 2018 NORFOLK, Va., Sept.…

Continue Reading →

Association of American Railroads: Railroads preparing for Hurricane Florence

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 12, 2018 Freight railroads are taking direct action to protect employees, customers and infrastructure that…

Continue Reading →

Trains canceled, airlines waiving fees as East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; September 10, 2018 Hur­ri­cane Florence is rap­id­ly ap­proach­ing the East Coast — and on…

Continue Reading →

Opinion: The thing about good news …

By David Schanoes, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; July 30, 2018 I thought I’d chance watching the video recording of NTSB’s July…

Continue Reading →

The Daily CSX: Conductor in fatal South Carolina train crash said safety declined under CSX turnaround plan

  By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; July 22, 2018 A day after he made a mistake that caused…

Continue Reading →

The Daily CSX: Five revelations from the fatal Amtrak, CSX crash investigation

By Will Robinson, Reporter, Jacksonville Business Journal; July 13, 2018 New details about the February collision of Amtrak and CSX…

Continue Reading →

Amtrak says new focus on safety will make rail travel safer for all

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post; July 11, 2018 Amtrak officials told federal ­investigators Wednesday that two recent fatal crashes…

Continue Reading →

Moments before fatal South Carolina train crash, CSX workers wondered if they’d made a mistake

By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; July 11, 2018 Moments before a passenger train slammed into parked locomotive outside…

Continue Reading →

Railroads have day of reckoning with National Transportation Safety Board

Amtrak Cascades Engineer for Train Number 501 just before fatal crash: “A moment later, he saw the 30-mph speed restriction…

Continue Reading →

The Daily CSX: Investigators grill train company about deadly crash in South Carolina

By The Associated Press, WNYT, News Channel 13 NBC; July 10, 2018 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators on Tuesday…

Continue Reading →

Cheaper, Faster, Better – How short haul rail surprises the supply chain

By Micah Mallace, Supply Chain Management Review; May 30, 2018 There has been a flurry of activity around inland ports…

Continue Reading →

Conway, South Carolina could be a railway tourism hub

By Julie Calhoun, WBTW News 13 CBS; May 30, 2018 CONWAY, S.C. (WBTW)- Soon, you could hop on a train…

Continue Reading →

Amtrak stops paying medical bills those injured in February Silver Star train crash in South Carolina

By John Monk, The State; May 21, 2018 COLUMBIA, SC – Amtrak is refusing to pay any more for the…

Continue Reading →

The Daily CSX in South Carolina – ‘Shocking:’ Abbeville loses historic depot on last-minute decision by CSX

By ADAM BENSON, Index-Journal; May 8, 2018 ABBEVILLE — As a CSX cargo train rumbled through Abbeville on Tuesday morning,…

Continue Reading →

Fatal Amtrak Silver Star crash caused more damage than the past decade of South Carolina rail accidents — combined

By Thad Moore, The Post and Courier; February 28, 2018 The fatal Amtrak crash outside Columbia in early February caused…

Continue Reading →

New details revealed from fatal Cayce, South Carolina Amtrak Silver Star crash in NTSB report

By Susan Ardis And Sammy Fretwell, The State; February 28, 2018 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a…

Continue Reading →