The latest news, events and updates rail professionals need to know.
Progressive Railroading Daily News
News From 9/20/2017



Federal Legislation & Regulation


NTSB files preliminary report for SEPTA train crash »

KEYWORDS: National Transportation Safety Board, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Aug. 22 train collision, Norristown Line

Read This Article »



PANYNJ names Bilich chief security officer »

KEYWORDS: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, John Bilich chief security officer

Read This Article »

Railserve LEAF | Sponsored

Sustainable, Reliable, Powerful »

Railserve LEAF® Gen-Set Locomotives minimize fuel usage and emissions while exceeding the performance of traditional units.

Learn More »



Quebec, Canada governments promise funds for Saint-Hyacinthe grade crossing »

KEYWORDS: Canada, Quebec, Saint-Hyacinthe, grade crossing, Infrastructure Canada

Read This Article »



Port Tampa Bay OKs pact to fund channel expansion »

KEYWORDS: Port Tampa Bay, Big Bend Channel, expansion

Read This Article »

Wi-Tronix | Sponsored

SponsorAnalytics expedite PTC geo-mapping »

Outward-facing cameras and video analytics complete geo-mapping automatically during normal locomotive operation.

Read Article »

Short Lines & Regionals


Southwest Gulf Railroad marks Medina Line groundbreaking »

KEYWORDS: Southwest Gulf Railroad Co., The Medina Line, Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway Co., Vulcan Materials Co.

Read This Article »

Passenger Rail


NJ Transit sends hurricane aid to Houston METRO workers »

KEYWORDS: New Jersey Transit, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Hurricane Harvey

Read This Article »

Unity Railway Supply Co., Inc. | Sponsored

SponsorUnity Railway Supply offers Morton Rail Products running boards »

Unity Railway Supply is proud to partner with Metalex to distribute Morton Rail Products running boards.

Learn More »

Passenger Rail


OCTA boosts accessibility at Metrolink's Laguna Niguel station »

KEYWORDS: Metrolink, Orange County Transportation Authority, Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo Station

Read This Article »

Supplier Spotlight


Rail supplier news from Loram, HDR, RSI, Progress Rail and CTLGroup (Sept. 20) »

KEYWORDS: Loram Maintenance of Way Inc., HDR, Railway Supply Institute, Progress Rail, CTLGroup

Read This Article »

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company | Sponsored

The next evolution of our inspection revolution. »

We’ve combined multiple technologies & developed a comprehensive inspection platform. Visit us at Railway Interchange Booth #4431.

Learn More »

Industry Events


9/21/2017 - 9/22/2017
Pacific Northwest Association of Rail Shippers Fall Seminar

November 30 - December 1, 2017 Sponsored

Railtrends 2017
Location: NYC | Miller Marriott Marquis
RailTrends returns to NYC, attracting top professionals prepared to discuss the successes & challenges of today's rail market
It's time to register


Full Calendar Of Railroad Industry Meetings, Conferences & Trade Shows View Now »