U.S. Surface Transportation Board Proper Venue For Positive-Train Control Row, Cos. Say

October 20, 2015

Law360, New York (October 20, 2015, 4:59 PM ET) — Railroad giants asked a D.C. federal court on Monday to toss a suit seeking to block them from suspending rail service if Congress doesn’t extend the current Dec. 31 deadline to implement positive train control, saying the Surface Transportation Board has jurisdiction over the rail safety matter.Website Insert Perfect Answer copy

BNSF Railway Co., CSX Transportation Inc., Norfolk Southern Railway Co., Union Pacific Railroad Co. and other railroad companies say the suit lobbed by American Chemistry Council and other trade groups essentially asks the court to inject itself into a dispute …

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