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NTSB Releases December 2022 NS Accident Report

NTSB Releases December 2022 NS Accident Report The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on April 9 issued the final report for its investigation of a Dec. 13, 2022, accident, in which a Norfolk Southern (NS) employee was killed and another injured when a...

Elon Musk Wants to Gut the National Labor Relations Act

Elon Musk hates unions, with a white-hot passion that has rendered him delusional. In late November, at a New York Times DealBook Summit where the aspiring-to-be-rich gather to get pointers from the actually rich, the Tesla CEO explained that “I disagree with the idea...

Norfolk Southern rolls out productivity, accountability plans

Norfolk Southern rolls out productivity, accountability plans Norfolk Southern Corp. yesterday announced new initiatives the company says are designed to drive productivity and accountability. The initiatives will empower recently appointed Chief Operating Officer...

As head of the Federal Railroad Administration, Amitabha Bose is driving an increase in safety precautions and overseeing unprecedented rail investments through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Around half a million railroad carloads of freight are...

US Senate to consider nomination of NTSB chair for new term

US Senate to consider nomination of NTSB chair for new term WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold an April 10 hearing on the nomination of Jennifer Homendy to serve a new term as chair of the National Transportation Safety...