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Lac-Megantic bypass project advancing

(Source: Railway Age, January 17, 2023) Nearly a decade after the horrific derailment of a crude oil unit train at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec that claimed 47 lives and led to new regulations for railroad hazmat tank cars, Canada Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra on Jan....

STB approval of Uinta Basin Railway challenged

(Source: Railway Age, August 22, 2022) The Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) “inadequate” assessments of the Uinta Basin Railway project’s climate, public health and safety impacts undermine its approval of the project under the Interstate Commerce Commission...