Senate confirms Batory, others to DOT posts

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Stephanie Beasley, Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; February 14, 2018 SENATE…

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FINALLY! Senate confirms top rail safety official

By David Shepardson, Reuters; February 13, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed late on Tuesday a former…

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Top U.S. Railroad Official Out After Reports of Moonlighting

By Arit John, Bloomberg Politics; February 10, 2018 Heath Hall has resigned as a top official with the Federal Railroad…

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New Jersey Senators Booker, Menendez slam Trump on rail safety as Democrats block nominee

By Curtis Tate, Staff Writer, NorthJersey.com; February 9, 2018 HOBOKEN — New Jersey’s U.S. senators ripped into the Trump administration…

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Inexplicable and Irresponsible’ — Top Transportation Official Goes After Schumer After String Of Amtrak Crashes

By Jack Crowe, Political Reporter, The Daily Caller; February 7, 2018 A senior Department of Transportation official derided Senate Minority…

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All Aboard Florida: Who’s in charge of Brightline safety gates? Spat between feds, state concerns local officials

By Colleen Wixon, TCPalm.com; February 6, 2018 INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — An argument between two transportation agencies — over whose job it…

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After Another Fatal Train Crash, Amtrak Safety Culture Questioned

By David Schaper, NPR; February 5, 2018 After another fatal Amtrak train crash Sunday, safety advocates and federal investigators are…

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NTSB: CSX signals were down for PTC upgrades; Ron Batory nomination still on hold

By LAUREN GARDNER, With help from Stephanie Beasley, Brianna Gurciullo and Adrienne Hurst, Politico Morning Transportation; February 6, 2018Batory calls…

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Fatal Amtrak southbound Silver Star train crash puts spotlight on CSX railroad crew

By SAMMY FRETWELL, The State; February 5, 2018 Federal investigators looking into the cause of a fatal train collision near…

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The Daily CSX – CSX: A mighty fine line, but …

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; February 5, 2018 CSX is a mighty fine line, with an…

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