Archive for February 5, 2019

CP Rail identifies workers killed in B.C. derailment

(Source: Calgary Herald, February 4, 2019)  CALGARY, Alberta — The three Canadian Pacific Rail workers killed in a train derailment near the Alberta-B.C. border on Monday have been identified as a Calgary-based crew. Conductor Dylan Paradis, engineer Andrew Dockrell and trainee Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer suffered fatal injuries when a westbound freight train left the tracks about…

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NTSB publishes its 2019-2020 Most Wanted List

(Source: National Transportation Safety Board press release, February 4, 2019)  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Most Wanted List, the NTSB’s premier advocacy tool, identifies the top safety improvements that can be made across all modes to prevent accidents, minimize injuries, and save lives in the future. These issue areas are ripe for action now; if addressed, they…

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Union leaders say UP cuts affect 118 employees at Bailey Yard

(Source: North Platte Telegraph, February 4, 2019)  NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — Furloughs and other job cuts over the past two weeks have affected 118 employees at the Union Pacific Railroad’s Bailey Yard in North Platte, according to interviews with several local union leaders at the world’s largest rail classification yard. Full story: North Platte Telegraph Tuesday,…

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