Denmark lifts pocket wagon ban

The ban was issued following an accident on the Great Belt Bridge on January 2, when a Danish State Railways (DSB) passenger train was struck by debris from a passing freight train, killing eight passengers and injuring 16. Trafikstyrelsen has now allowed CFL Cargo and TX Logistik to resume the transport

RZD records growth in passenger and freight traffic

Overall passenger numbers on RZD infrastructure reached 1.155 billion last year, with volumes increasing 5.2% to 129.3 billion passenger-km. This includes a 5.7% increase in long-distance volumes, which reached 96.2 billion passenger-km, and a 3.7% rise in regional and suburban volumes, which reached 33.1 billion passenger-km. Freight volumes on the RZD

US still short of full PTC implementation

According to the Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015, which was signed into law on October 29 2015, the original statutory deadline for railways to complete the full implementation of PTC systems was extended from December 31 2015 to December 31 2018. However, by December 31, USDOT says