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  • What’s Positive Train Control?

    American rail systems are essentially safe. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, there has been a 14 percent decrease in the number of train accidents in the country between 2014 and November 2017. Nevertheless, between …

  • Peterson: Demand For Rail Workers Growing

    More baby boomer-aged rail workers are retiring, and at the same time, more rail projects are popping up. The result? “The gap in the railroad industry of need compared to available talent is widening, since …