CSX freight train derails, leaking 4,660gal of diesel.(www.railway-technology.com)

CSX freight train derails, leaking 4,660gal of diesel
A US CSX freight train travelling from Albany to Georgia has derailed on the banks of New York’s Hudson River and reportedly leaked 4,660gal of diesel, as well as spilling quantities of sulphuric acid.

US Illinois DoT awards fleet management contract to SNC-Lavalin
Canadian engineering services company SNC-Lavalin’s Rail & Transit team has secured a fleet management contract from the Illinois Department of Transportation in the US.

Hyperloop One releases images of test track site
US-based Hyperloop One has released the first pictures of its DevLoop development site in Nevada, with further details revealed on the planned super high-speed transport system for connecting the UAE region.

Connecticut governor urges FRA investment in Northeast Corridor
Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy is requesting the US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to focus on overdue investments required to ensure the Northeast Corridor (NEC) is in a state of good repair.