- GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 02 06:03 PM
SALT LAKE CITY -- Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) today announced the launch of its #Freedom4All campaign, started to increase child slavery awareness worldwide through various social media; and ...
- San Antonio Express-NewsJul 03 09:30 AM
Union Pacific is facing several lawsuits related to whether a railroad it acquired years ago had the authority to allow an oil pipeline to be built along its tracks in six states and who is entitled to the royalties that are now worth more than $14 million a year. President Abraham Lincoln signed laws giving railroads the right to lay track on public lands to speed development of a rail link to...
- seattlepi.comJul 03 07:53 AM
The B&O Railroad Station on East Main Street has undergone numerous renovations in the 15-plus years Vandalia Heritage Foundation has owned the structure, said Laura Kuhns, president and chief executive officer. "The upper level can be adaptively reused as either office space, which we would build to suit, or as residential rentals, for which we have conceptual plans," she added. Vandalia has ...
- CNNJun 29 01:54 PM
After hundreds of deadly accidents at railroad crossings across the country, the federal government is hoping technology on drivers' smartphones could prevent fatal rail crossing accidents.
- KIRO 7 Seattle-TacomaJul 02 01:53 PM
Mike Elliott was a locomotive engineer for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and worked in the Tacoma Terminal Freight House. He said he brought concerns to BNSF about the safety of the tracks between Tacoma and Vancouver in 2011. "We're the last line of defense," said Elliott on Thursday morning. One of the biggest concerns was the signals that tell train engineers to stop. Instead of a ...
- Chatham This WeekJul 02 08:26 AM
Chatham Railroad Museum coordinator Madeline Sykes poses inside the museum on Canada Day, July 1. The museum is open to the public during the summer Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Seattle TimesJul 01 06:50 PM
Jury awards former union safety official $1.25 million for retaliation and termination over reporting safety violations on tracks running from Tacoma to Vancouver.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 24 11:39 AM
The nation's top railroad regulator said Wednesday she will enforce a Dec. 31 deadline for commuter and freight railroads to install safety technology that experts say could have prevented a deadly Amtrak ...
- CNN MoneyJun 17 08:10 AM
Several railroad stocks are down heavily in 2015. It's a sign of the big energy slide and sluggish start to the year for the U.S. economy.
- UPIJun 30 05:03 AM
Tomas Monzon WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- The Federal Railroad Administration announced a new partnership with Google to display rail crossing data on mapping applications.
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