U.S. and Canada; Amtrak, VIA Rail Canada and Brightline passenger trains: We are thankful for railroaders who work on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation, December 23, 2022 It’s Christmas Eve. Passenger trains are running everywhere today,…

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New Jersey Transit graduates 7 new engineers in attempt to improve rail service

From News 12 New Jersey; October 16, 2019 Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Transit officials welcomed seven new train…

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Federal Railroad Administration proposes cameras in passenger locomotives to record employees

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 26, 2019 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) earlier this week published a notice of proposed…

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New Jersey Transit engineers refuse to work overtime as part of dispute. Your commute will get worse.

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; June 25, 2019 Commuter train engineers are protesting an alleged NJ Transit contract violation by refusing…

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How driving a train became one of Canada’s Best Jobs

By Mariyam Khaja, Canadian Business; June 11, 2019 While working in the office of an insurance company back in 2007,…

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Trespasser strikes, the whole dirty truth

By Doug Riddell, Railway Age Magazine; May 10, 2018 What I’m going to suggest will probably have the risk assessment…

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UK: Find out what happened when we learnt to drive an EMT train – sorry about the cow

By Shannyn Quinn, Senior Reporter, Derby Telegraph; December 26, 2017 For your information, driving a train is complex. Sitting in…

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Canadian Pacific Rail train crews reject contract extension

By Eric Atkins, Railway Industry Reporter, The Globe and Mail; November 2, 2017 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. train crews voted…

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