Tank, Hopper and Railcar News

ASLRRA: Yurasko New General Counsel; Reilly Signs On For PTC  RailwayAge Magazine

FTA: $1.4B for NYMTA  RailwayAge Magazine

CBP: Migrants found hiding in train rail car at border crossing in El Paso  cbs4local.com

FTA Launches $11MM AIM Initiative  RailwayAge Magazine

FTA, Burns Extend PMO Agreement  RailwayAge Magazine

CBP officers detain migrants hiding in rail car at El Paso railroad crossing  El Paso Times

FRA NPRMs Address Track, Brake Inspection Requirements  RailwayAge Magazine

Federal agency launches webpage to report blocked crossings: Railway Age  FreightWaves

Federal Railroad Administration Seeks To Revise Track, Brake Inspection Requirements: Railway Age  Benzinga

Railroads Seek to Avoid a Regulatory Patchwork Quilt  RailwayAge Magazine

A December to Remember—Despite Political Tensions  RailwayAge Magazine

UIC: rail's back office all set for sustainability charge  International Railway Journal

CP Releases Sustainability Report  RailwayAge Magazine

LA Looking at PPPs for Metro Expansion  RailwayAge Magazine

A Streetcar Thought Undesirable  RailwayAge Magazine

Penn Station South: Only in Cuomo's Mind  RailwayAge Magazine

2020 Dispatching, A Short Story  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Launches Webpage to Report Blocked Crossings  RailwayAge Magazine

Will Short-Haul Rail Intermodal Ever Work?  RailwayAge Magazine

AAR Luminary Dick Briggs Dead at 80  RailwayAge Magazine

Remembering LIRR's Charles Hoppe  RailwayAge Magazine

Who is responsible for train track inspections and when are they necessary?  UpNorthLive.com

Virginia, CSX, Amtrak Get Serious About Passenger Rail  RailwayAge Magazine

Commentary: TTX pool railcars increase intermodal efficiency  FreightWaves

Rail News - Rail industry, safety advocates weigh in on proposed LNG rule. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Part 8: The Existing Tunnels May Fail First  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail News - DeFazio questions Class Is' commitment to fighting climate change. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

FRA delays implementation of training for safety-related railroad workers  Safety+Health magazine

Rail News - Virginia senators request federal grant to help fund new Amtrak rail cars. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Fred B. Rooney, 1925-2019  RailwayAge Magazine

CRRC MA, Rep. Richard Neal celebrate victory in Washington; compromise allows rail car company to keep seekin  MassLive.com

NTSB Sounds Alarm on Proposal to Authorize LNG by Rail Across U.S.  Natural Gas Intelligence

States Oppose Trump Proposal to Ship LNG by Rail, Citing Safety Risk  Claims Journal

ÖBB boosts rolling-road capacity in Tyrol  International Railway Journal

Cando begins construction on large new rail car storage terminal targeting Heartland petchem | Pipelines & Transportation  JWN

States Question Safety of Shipping LNG by Rail  Transport Topics Online

Rumo pushes on despite slow economy  International Railway Journal

Rail News - AAR endorses Trump administration's goal to speed up NEPA process. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Banks own thousands of commodity-carrying railcars in 'suffering' industry: Report  Fox Business

What You Should Know About Liquefied Natural Gas and Rail Tanker Cars  Earthjustice

Trump administration nears decision on LNG shipping by train  Financial Times

Rail News - WMATA logs 2019 ridership increase. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Trinity Industries Inc. Announces Appointment of E. Jean Savage as Chief Executive Officer and President  Yahoo Finance

MLK ...Legacy Remembered  GrantNews

Today's Pickup: Hyundai And Kia Invest $110 Million In Electric Van Startup  Yahoo Finance

Train car derailed in Greenfield  Record Herald

Compromise allows rail Chinese-owned car company to keep seeking new U.S. work  New York Business Journal

Holiday schedule for major U.S. economic, other data  BOE Report

Funding for a classroom in a tank wagon and rail safety education  Railway Gazette International

Access Living: New Amtrak price policy “slap in the face” for people with wheelchairs  Chicago Sun-Times

Central Banker Comes Clean  Daily Reckoning

Rail News - T&I Chair DeFazio seeks LNG-by-rail safety analysis. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading

Rail Insider-Short-line tax credit gains new life.  Progressive Rail Roading

CN Meets Federal PTC Requirements  RailwayAge Magazine

Trump water announcement on tap  Politico

737 MAX report could complicate push for FAA changes  Politico

Commentary: Will short-haul intermodal rail ever work?  FreightWaves

RSI: No Federal Funds for Chinese-Sourced Railcars  RailwayAge Magazine

Missouri farmer ran one of the biggest frauds in US history  Boonville Daily News

FRA's Batory: “Let the Facts Speak”  RailwayAge Magazine

Labor Talks Include a Witches' Brew  RailwayAge Magazine

Two Grants Aim to Improve Amtrak Midwest Network  RailwayAge Magazine

Did a 2-ft piece of rail cause a Canadian Pacific derailment in Iowa?  Railway Track & Structures

A “Two Amtrak” Concept  RailwayAge Magazine

CRC Calls for PTC Spectrum Protection  RailwayAge Magazine

Exxon Mobil Hits 4 US Railway Giants With Antitrust Suit  Law360

FRA Issues $24MM Maglev NOFO  RailwayAge Magazine

PTC 87% Done: FRA  RailwayAge Magazine

Assessing LNG-By-Rail Safety  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA: “A Shared Interest in Saving Lives”  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak's Preference Rights Are Not New—Or Reason For Alarm  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail labor may rue its crew-size strategy  RailwayAge Magazine

News from the Oil Patch, Jan. 13  hays Post

FRA Announces NPRM for Highway-Rail Grade Crossings  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA SOGR Grants Top $272MM  RailwayAge Magazine

HHP-8 “Cannibalization” Generates Lawsuit  RailwayAge Magazine

Rethinking grade crossing warning devices  RailwayAge Magazine

Teck Resources Enters Coal-Shipping Deal With Ridley Terminals  Nasdaq

CRRC's “Chief Obligation is to the Chinese State”: Report  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Part 243 NPRM Good for Small Roads, Contractors  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA doles out more than $326 million in grants  RailwayAge Magazine

Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA  RailwayAge Magazine

Latest Boeing emails paint a damning picture of 737 MAX development  Politico

FRA Offering $26.3MM in FAST Funding: UPDATE  RailwayAge Magazine

Commuter Rail Coalition Testifies Before Congress  RailwayAge Magazine

Mobility's Momentum  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA cancels crew-size NPRM  RailwayAge Magazine

Federal transit support turns 55  RailwayAge Magazine

Chinese-Owned Rail Car Factory In Springfield Dodges Federal Ban  WAMC

The “Baking” of Short Line Sustenance  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA: PTC at 92.4%  RailwayAge Magazine

The march to one-person crews continues  RailwayAge Magazine

China Slams US Defense Act Over Trade Restrictions  VOA News

Subway Door Problems Went Beyond Two Incidents, Records Show  THE CITY

USDOT Proposes Rule for Safe LNG Transportation  RailwayAge Magazine

PSR: How Conrail Showed the Way  RailwayAge Magazine

G&W shuttering Huron Central  RailwayAge Magazine

FRA Offers $396MM in SOGR Grants  RailwayAge Magazine

Does STB Deserve Court Deference?  RailwayAge Magazine

Rail News - MBTA restores Worcester Line following derailment. For Railroad Career Professionals  Progressive Rail Roading