Railroad

Office of Sen. Tim Kennedy

Residents of a Lackawanna neighborhood are demanding a regional railroad company remove the empty rail cars it has parked near their homes. Neighbors and elected officials alike say the rail cars are an eyesore and pose a safety hazard. 

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

A long-term agreement has been reached between the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad and the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail, giving the green light to the conversion of a 27-mile former rail line into a multi-use recreational trail.

Tim Pohl

Around 4 p.m. Thursday, something went terribly wrong on a Norfolk Southern freight train heading east through Attica, on its way from Bison Yard in Cheektowaga to Mechanicville, near Albany. The train's two engines flew off a high embankment, dragging train cars along with them.

Schumer: Passenger rail safety must be reviewed

Jan 8, 2017

Following a train accident last week, Senator Charles Schumer is calling on federal authorities to test train engineers for sleep apnea.

CSX Transportation

Approximately 116 CSX Transportation employees across the country are facing the impact of "streamlining” of company operations. Two of them are Western New York Residents.