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Railroads, officials discuss concerns

Wide-ranging meeting touches on safety, better communication.

Representatives of the two major railroads that operate in the Columbia River Gorge and government leaders from around the area recently met in an effort to bridge communication gaps amid controversy. 8 more words

The Dalles Chronicle

International Advocacy to Prepare and Prevent

By Nicholas Worrell

I recently had the privilege of speaking in Manchester, England, at the National Safer Roads Partnerships Conference. The United Kingdom has some of the lowest road-user fatality rates in the world. 368 more words

Highway Safety

Piyush Goyal chalks out plans for Indian Railways’ transformation: Will these steps help?

NEW DELHI: Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal has announced various decisions taken by Ministry of Railways for the transformation of Indian Railways. Most of the decision taken appears to have been on the list of Railways for a long time now and many of them had been key priorities for Suresh Prabhu as well. 700 more words

Indian Railways to post young Station Directors at A1 category stations

NEW DELHI: Ministry of Railway has decided to post young brilliant and dynamic officers to man the post of Station Directors at major Railway Stations. The officers will be chosen from across different operational services of Railways after due screening & scrutiny. 293 more words

Residents worry about safety at Montreal West train crossing after teen hit in Pierrefonds

When Anna Chuprun was in her first year at Royal West Academy, in Montreal West, she remembers having to learn the ropes.

Contrary to most, it didn’t involve textbooks or sports, but the complex Montreal West rail crossing she would have to navigate to get to the school, just blocks away. 295 more words

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Safety shall always remain our principal focus area: Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani in a letter to Railwaymen

NEW DELHI: The Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani has called upon the railwaymen across the country to always be on guard to ensure the highest level of safety in train operations. 807 more words

Keeping Rail Transit Safety Oversight on Track

By Member Christopher Hart

The Tremont Street Subway in Boston began service in 1897 as the first subway tunnel in North America. That subway tunnel was the beginning of the now complex rail transit system that is commonly known as the… 705 more words

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