Ensuring safety at level crossings has always been a priority for the rail industry. The CRC for Rail Innovation has been facilitating a national trial of adopting low-cost level crossing warning devices (LCLCWDs), which are projected to improve the regional rail network by allowing more level crossings to be upgraded from passive to active controls. 979 more words
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“It’s an accident waiting to happen.”
That’s rail worker Corey Plath’s assessment of Canadian Pacific Railway under the direction of CEO Hunter Harrison, who has made a career of cutting costs and, union members say, cutting corners when it comes to the safety of workers and the public. 492 more words
OTTAWA – It is not at all clear that Transport Canada has the resources to approve, inspect and maintain current emergency response plans, let alone enough funding for a recommended expansion of the program, says a government-commissioned rail safety report. 796 more words
Today hasn’t been a good day for traveling on the east coast, but there’s good news on the transportation safety front nonetheless.
The Port Authority of NY & NJ has… 124 more words