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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Cooler“In 1980, this elite segment of the population contributed a total of 16% of al
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
“In 1980, this elite segment of the population contributed a total of 16% of all campaign contributions. Today, it’s over 40% and heading towards 50%. Yes, already, close to HALF the money in American politics is coming from 0.01% of the wealthiest... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pyke: Can new braking system stop disaster in Chicago area?As a former railroad brakeman, the region's top planner Joe Szabo knows how to
Pyke: Can new braking system stop disaster in Chicago area?
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
As a former railroad brakeman, the region's top planner Joe Szabo knows how to stop a train. So it's significant he backs a controversial new federal rule requiring freight railroads to install electronic braking systems on trains carrying crude oil... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
First responders concerned about possible oil train derailment in St. LouisST. LOUIS (KTVI) –St. Louis` Fire Chief says our region is not prepared for an
First responders concerned about possible oil train derailment in St. Louis
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) –St. Louis` Fire Chief says our region is not prepared for an oil train derailment and that it could wipe out an entire neighborhood. ‘It`s a moving pipeline,’ Mechelle Minden said. Minden is a member of the group called St. Louis... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
First responders concerned about possible oil train derailment in St. LouisST. LOUIS (KPLR) –St. Louis` Fire Chief says our region is not prepared for an
First responders concerned about possible oil train derailment in St. Louis
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
ST. LOUIS (KPLR) –St. Louis` Fire Chief says our region is not prepared for an oil train derailment and that it could wipe out an entire neighborhood. ‘It`s a moving pipeline,’ Mechelle Minden said. Minden is a member of the group called St. Louis... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Oil car storage is a boon for railroadEd Ellis, president of Saratoga and North Creek Railway, said he plans to store
Oil car storage is a boon for railroad
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Ed Ellis, president of Saratoga and North Creek Railway, said he plans to store up to 500 empty tank cars for a year or more on seldom-used tracks near the High Peaks Wilderness region of the Adirondacks. He estimated storage fees could add up to... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage businessTAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) - New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage business
New Jersey Herald / Posted 15 days ago
TAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) - New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for a struggling scenic railroad in the Adirondacks and other short-line operators, they may... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage businessCreated: 08/16/2015 9:21 AM By: By MARY ESCH TAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) — New tank ca
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage business
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 15 days ago
Created: 08/16/2015 9:21 AM By: By MARY ESCH TAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) — New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for a struggling scenic railroad in the... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage businessTAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) — New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-
Slump in oil-by-rail shipments boosts car storage business
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
TAHAWUS, N.Y. (AP) — New tank car safety standards coupled with a slump in oil-by-rail shipments are causing headaches for many in the railroad business, but for a struggling scenic railroad in the Adirondacks and other short-line operators, they may... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Riverside first responders get app to ID contents of trains traveling through villageRiverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel directed all of his road personnel, inclu
Riverside first responders get app to ID contents of trains traveling through village
My Suburban Life / Posted 17 days ago
Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel directed all of his road personnel, including supervisors, to load the new Ask Rail app onto their work computers and cell phones. Through Ask Rail's mobile interface, developed by the Association of American... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Feds: Railroads failing to make December safety deadline BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Federal investigators say the deadly Philadelphia Amtr
Feds: Railroads failing to make December safety deadline
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 18 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Federal investigators say the deadly Philadelphia Amtrak crash in May would not have happened if a technology called Positive Train Control had been in place. "We know... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why High-Speed Railways Are Becoming More PopularMany more parts of the world are beginning to experience increased geographical
Why High-Speed Railways Are Becoming More Popular
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 days ago
Many more parts of the world are beginning to experience increased geographical connectedness through high-speed rail (HSR) systems. High-speed passenger transportation services have become extremely popular in countries like Japan where the idea... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Trainwreck? US Freight Carloads Collapse, Flash Recession WarningTrainwreck? Rail traffic fell in July from a year ago as WSJ reports an increas
Trainwreck? US Freight Carloads Collapse, Flash Recession Warning
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Trainwreck? Rail traffic fell in July from a year ago as WSJ reports an increase in container volumes couldn’t offset a steep decline in oil and coal shipments according to the Association of American Railroads. Despite almost constant reassurance... Read more
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The Columbian
Railroads lag on safety upgradeWASHINGTON — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this y
Railroads lag on safety upgrade
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
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... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyOnly three railroads have submitted safety plans to government, a necessary ste
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
Daily Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
Only three railroads have submitted safety plans to government, a necessary step before they can put the technology – positive train control, or PTC – into operation, the Federal Railroad Administration report said. They are BNSF Railway, the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this y
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 24 days ago
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... Read more
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TribLIVE
Railroads slow to submit plansWASHINGTON — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this y
Railroads slow to submit plans
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
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 because of excessive speed — such as the deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May,... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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,... Read more
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Philly.com
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyThe type of PTC being put into place by most railroads relies on GPS, wireless
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
The type of PTC being put into place by most railroads relies on GPS, wireless radio and computers to monitor train position and automatically stop or slow trains that are in danger of derailing because they're traveling too fast, are about to... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
York Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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,... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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,... Read more
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FOX 26 Houston
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
FOX 26 Houston / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Few railroads likely to meet deadline for installing safety technology that could've prevented Philly Amtrak crashWASHINGTON — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this y
Few railroads likely to meet deadline for installing safety technology that could've prevented Philly Amtrak crash
The Morning Call / Posted 24 days ago
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... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyOnly a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline this year to instal
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 24 days ago
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 to a... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) — Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
The Evening Sun / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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,... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technologyWASHINGTON (AP) - Only a handful of railroads are close to meeting a deadline t
Railroad safety: Few likely to meet deadline for technology
New Jersey Herald / Posted 24 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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,... Read more
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TheStreet.com
How Big is the Payoff From Warren Buffett's Work on the Railroad?And Nomura's Gallant reiterated his own "buy" rating on Berkshire's shares in a
How Big is the Payoff From Warren Buffett's Work on the Railroad?
TheStreet.com / Posted 24 days ago
And Nomura's Gallant reiterated his own "buy" rating on Berkshire's shares in advance of Friday's earnings report, "given our view of steady and strong operating earnings ahead, the opportunity created with a growing pile of cash, and ultimately, the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sen. Bob Casey calls for more federal rail bridge inspectorsHARRISBURG — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has called for increasing the number of federa
Sen. Bob Casey calls for more federal rail bridge inspectors
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
HARRISBURG — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has called for increasing the number of federal rail bridge inspectors, saying the government has too few workers overseeing the safety of more than 70,000 bridges in the United States. Casey, a Democrat, told... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mon Valley spans in need of attentionMore than a dozen Mon-Yough area bridges are in need of better attention from f
Mon Valley spans in need of attention
TribLIVE / Posted 1 months ago
More than a dozen Mon-Yough area bridges are in need of better attention from federal inspectors, according to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. One on the Scranton Democrat's list is a CSX bridge in McKeesport where a derailment occurred on June 8, 2014. It is... Read more

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