Severe cold weather and snow wreaks havoc on public transportation. Transit authorities must take preventative measures throughout the year to keep the city operating during the coldest months.
Winter preparedness has become a pressing issue for rail and transit operators. As winters have worsened to historical degrees, some transit authorities have been forced into a series of closures and delays due to frozen third rails and iced-over switches. Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc. has been providing innovative tools for operators to prepare their systems for harsh conditions, keep their …
Keeping mass transit and rail operations running during winter can be an ongoing struggle. Midwest has 5 ways to keep your trains safe and on schedule.
In recent years, the proposed development of the Keystone XL Pipeline has become a battlefield for our nation’s partisan politics, as Pipe Dream observes. While environmentalists see the plan as a symbol of how capitalism continues to deeply damage our natural ecosystem, those that champion the proposal believe that it could lead to impressive economic growth.
A Canadian National Rail train carrying crude oil derailed in February. While no one was seriously injured, a number of cars were set ablaze, begging the question: how can this type of accident be prevented?