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Alarming Report Indicates Canadian Railroad Operator Hides Derailments

An investigative report conducted by CBC News revealed that CN Rail, a major Canadian railroad operator, has routinely underreported train derailments and misrepresented other data concerning its operations across the U.S. and Canada. The investigation into CN Rail began after a former American employee filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the company, claiming that CN covered…

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N.C. DOT Holds Safety Summit Addressing Increase in Fatal Railroad Accidents

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Rail Division recently hosted a rail safety summit in Chapel Hill.  Attended by over one hundred law enforcement officers, public safety advocates and government officials, the goal of the summit was to try to come up with solutions to decrease the number of railroad accidents, particularly railroad crossing accidents,…

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