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Tired Freight Rail Employees? You Bet

By Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

A short quiz for you. If you had anything to do with the safe movement of a 10,000 ton freight train, does it make sense for you to routinely show up to work tired? Hint: NO. That’s the problem we have today in the freight rail industry. Too many tired employees are involved in operating […]

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TTD Addresses FRA's Proposed Changes to Positive Train Control Regulations

By Admin

Mr. Thomas McFarlin Office of Safety Assurance and Compliance Signal & Train Control Division Federal Railroad Administration 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, D.C. 20590 RE:     Federal Railroad Administration            Positive Train Control Systems (RRR)            Docket No. FRA-2011-0061, Notice No. 1            RIN 2130-AC32            Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Dear Mr. McFarlin: On behalf […]

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