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Our View: Stricter rules needed for oil trains in Oregon

Oil trains hauling crude through the Columbia Gorge and other parts of Oregon are an unfortunate fact of life, but that doesn’t mean the state shouldn’t demand better safety precautions from railroads transporting the volatile material. 45 more words

Oregon Legislature

ABB - Innovations in Light Rail DC Traction Networks

The renaissance continues for Light Rail in Australia. New and ongoing investment from state and federal government is highlighting LRT as the preferred transport mode to effectively, efficiently and sustainably move people around our cities. 623 more words

Maritime & Transport

Dangerous Goods

Crude oil tops list of dangerous substances being transported by rail

Canada’s major railway companies have released lists of the kinds of dangerous goods being transported on tracks that run through Toronto neighbourhoods, but a group of concerned citizens says it’s still not enough information to make them feel safe. 102 more words


Safety Violations

New Jersey Transit, the operator of the speeding commuter train that crashed into Hoboken Terminal on Thursday, underwent a federal audit in June to assess its safety protocols — and it uncovered dozens of violations, according to reports. 138 more words


IIT-Kharagpur works on projects to improve rail safety

India Live Today | 27 September 2016 |  Avinash Nandakumar |

NewDelhi,September 27:The Railways has roped in Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur to develop technologies to ensure rail and passenger safety. 601 more words