Another one of the 12 railroad unions narrowly approved its deal with the major freight railroads Saturday.
A second railroad union rejected its deal with the major U.S. freight railroads, adding to concerns about the possibility of a strike next month that could cripple the economy.
The major freight railroads appear unwilling to give track maintenance workers much more than they received in the initial contract they rejected last week.
The lack of some benefits most American workers can readily count on, like paid sick leave and regularly scheduled weekends, is driving some railroad workers to veto contracts.
The third largest railroad union rejected its deal with freight railroads — renewing the possibility of a strike that could cripple the economy.
A last-minute deal prevented a railroad strike for now, but many rail workers remain unhappy ahead of votes to approve the new contracts.
CSX has hired an auto industry executive to lead the railroad after its current CEO retires.
Rail companies and their workers reached a tentative agreement to avert a nationwide strike that could have shut down the nation's freight trains.
One union rejected a tentative deal with the largest U.S. freight railroads while three other unions remained at the bargaining table just days ahead of a strike deadline.
Chaney Enterprises, a construction supplier in Gambrills, recently completed a new railway and is operating its first train. The company now offers limestone transported by a new railway at its 520-acre facility on Acton Lane in Waldorf. The company expects that adding limestone to its product mix will expand its market, especially for construction projects in […]
The B&O Railroad Museum is offering weekly events during its month long B&O’s Magical Express running from December 3rd to the 31st and January 2nd. This week the Baltimore Area N-Trak, an N-scale model railroading club, has set up at 150 foot modular train platform built by its members that runs 3 trains at a […]
ELLICOTT CITY — An Upper Marlboro man has pleaded guilty in an elaborate scheme to steal $222,000 worth of railroad track. The Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office said in a news release that 50-year-old Randy Penkert pleaded guilty on Tuesday to theft over $100,000 in Howard County Circuit Court. Prosecutors say in October 2015, CSX […]