TXDOT Requests Rail Stimulus Funding from the FRA

The Texas Department of Transportation recently submitted 17 pre-applications to the Federal Railroad Administration for a variety of projects across the state.  To learn more about the request for stimulus funding, visit the TDDOT website by clicking here.

posted on August 27, 2009

Safety Recommendation from the NTSB

The following comes from a letter sent by the Federal Transit Authority on behalf of National Transportation Safety Board:

The NTSB has concluded that Washington Metro's train control lacked adequate safety redundancy that would have included timely alerts of system failures and compensation for intermittent failures or

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posted on August 27, 2009

Railway Age Conference

Railway Age will be hosting its sixteenth annual conference on October 19-20, 2009 in Washington DC.  The two-day conference will be devoted to developing common ground among passenger and freight rail interests.

To register, click here.

posted on August 19, 2009

US Department of Transportation Drug Testing Final Rule

The DOT has announced an effective date (August 31, 2009) for mandatory direct observation (DO) collections for all return to duty and follow up testing.

1. This Final Rule makes Direct Observation (DO) collection procedures mandatory for all return-to-duty and follow-up drug testing.

2. This

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posted on August 05, 2009

2010 NRC Conference

The 2010 National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association conference will be held January 6-9, 2010 at the JW Marriot in Palm Desert, CA.  The annual Conference and Exhibition boasts 600+ attendees, 60 exhibitors and 40,000 square-feet of meeting space.  

To register online, click here

posted on June 29, 2009

Railroad Tie Association Grading Seminar

The 23rd Annual RTA Tie Grading Seminar will be held August 2-4, 2009 in Roanoke, VA.  Below is detailed information about the value this seminar will provide to your company and its employees.

For more information, visit rta.org

To register, click here

posted on June 29, 2009
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