Freight Rail: Moving Miles Ahead on Sustainability

Preserving the natural environment is a responsibility railroads take seriously.

Freight rail is well ahead of other modes of transportation when it comes to limiting greenhouse gas emissions, increasing fuel efficiency and reducing its carbon footprint. From advanced locomotive technology

Automation Guidance Wise to Include Railroads, But More Work Remains

Date: 10/16/2018

In a recent op-ed in The Hill, Ian Jefferies, Senior Vice President of AAR Government Affairs, discusses the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) new guidance for automation in the transportation sector, applauding the inclusion of rail but urging

Freight Railroads are Prepared for Hurricane Michael

Date: 10/9/2018

As the Gulf Coast prepares for a life-threatening storm surge, heavy rainfall and dangerous winds, freight railroads are quickly implementing a response plan to protect their employees, customers and infrastructure.

Quickly gaining strength, Hurricane Michael is projected to

Embracing the Future: How Do Technologists Integrate Into Railroads?

Q&A with Kathleen Brandt, Chief Information Officer, CSX

As CSX’s Chief Information Officer, Kathleen Brandt oversees a team that develops and deploys technology to drive the company forward. Through partnerships with other departments, such as operations, mechanical and engineering, Brandt

Freight Railroads Celebrate Groundbreaking of CREATE’s 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project

Date: 10/1/2018

Railroads, along with federal, state and local officials broke ground in Chicago for the $474 million 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project, which aims to eliminate one of the most congested points in the U.S. rail network.

The Chicago

Every Week is Rail Safety Week for Freight Railroads

Every three hours someone is hit by a train in the United States. Last year more than 1,000 people were killed or injured due to risky behavior around rail crossings and tracks and these incidents were overwhelmingly preventable.

There are

Freight Railroads Set to Meet & Exceed Benchmarks for Innovative Safety Technology

Date: 9/13/2018

America’s freight railroads are on track to meet — and far exceed — the December 31st deadline for installing positive train control (PTC) technology, which will make an already safe network even safer.

During a Congressional hearing

Freight Railroads are Preparing for Hurricane Florence

Date: 9/11/2018

As the U.S. prepares for the first Category 4 Atlantic hurricane of the season to hit the eastern seaboard, freight railroads are taking direct action to protect their employees, customers and infrastructure.

Freight railroads operate 24 hours

New Locomotive Technology Makes Freight Rail More Efficient, Environmentally Friendly

Getting from point A to point B can be a complicated operation for a freight train.

In a single moment, a train — measuring up to a mile and a half in length — can be climbing and descending a

Delivering Tomorrow’s Railroads

By: TTCI President Lisa Stabler and Railinc President & CEO Allen West

Every day throughout America, 600 freight rail companies operate more than 1.6 million rail cars and about 40,000 locomotives across enough track to circle the earth nearly