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By Josh Funk, Associated Press
The U.S.'s third largest railroad union rejected a deal with employers Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could cripple the economy.
Members of one union are rejecting a tentative deal with the largest U.S. freight railroads while three other unions remained at the bargaining table just days ahead of a national strike deadline.
Freight railroads and their unions are facing increasing pressure from business groups and the White House to settle their contract dispute.
Without progress in nuclear negotiations, regular trains won't be crossing the border anytime soon.
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
The Federal Railroad Administration report shows that while some railroads have made substantial progress, others have yet to equip a single locomotive or track segment with the technology, or install a single radio tower.
A bipartisan, six-year bill introduced in the House maintains transportation spending at current levels despite widespread calls to dramatically increase the money available to rehabilitate or replace aging highways, bridges and rail systems.
WASHINGTON -- Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to install safety technology that can prevent many crashes, including derailments due to excessive speed like the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May, according…
By PBS NewsHour
The Amtrak derailment has spurred questions and concerns about the safety, funding and technology of the country's railroads. Judy Woodruff interviews Sarah Feinberg of the Federal Railroad Administration about whether there has been enough focus on safety for our railroads.
By Laura Santhanam
Following Tuesday’s Amtrak accident in Philadelphia that left at least seven people dead, the NewsHour explored 25 years of railroad passenger fatality data from the Federal Railroad Administration.
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