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Dept. of Transportation urges two-man train crews

The North Platte Bulletin - Jul. 27, 2022

A proposed federal requirement of at least two train crewmembers for over-the-rail operations was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration. The rule proposes requirements for the location of crewmembers on a moving train, and would prevent trains with fewer than two crewmembers from transporting large amounts of certain hazardous materials. […]

Dept. of Transportation urges two-man train crews

The North Platte Bulletin -

A proposed federal requirement of at least two train crewmembers for over-the-rail operations was announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration. The rule proposes requirements for the location of crewmembers on a moving train, and would prevent trains with fewer than two crewmembers from transporting large amounts of certain hazardous materials. […]

Court ruling favors two-person train crews

The North Platte Bulletin - Feb. 23, 2021

Two of the country’s largest freight railroad unions achieved a favorable decision in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday regarding two-person crews. The ruling goes against the Federal Railroad Administration’s attempt to preempt legislation passed by several states requiring at least a two-person operating crew on freight trains, a statement by the […]

Court ruling favors two-person train crews

The North Platte Bulletin -

Two of the country’s largest freight railroad unions achieved a favorable decision in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday regarding two-person crews. The ruling goes against the Federal Railroad Administration’s attempt to preempt legislation passed by several states requiring at least a two-person operating crew on freight trains, a statement by the […]