Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa Wanek-Libman, editor

Mischa is originally from Grand Island, Neb., and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a major in magazine journalism and minor in business management. She began her career in journalism and railroading at Railway Track & Structures in 2001 when she joined as assistant editor, before being named managing editor in 2008 and editor in 2010. 

Mischa has worked for 515 Magazine and Drake Magazine, both in Des Moines, and 08004homes.com in London, U.K.

Website URL:

U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) introduced The METRO Accountability and Reform Act on Dec. 4 aimed at reforming the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) through incentivized funding and an interim control board.

Airbrakes, hours of service, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and level boarding rules were included in comments the Association of American Railroads (AAR) filed Friday with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) concerning federal regulations AAR is offering up for reevaluation.

Regional Plan Association (RPA) has released a long-range plan for the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metropolitan region that it says ensures growth and equitable prosperity opportunities.

Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group, Sersa Total Track (STT) is teaming up with rail contractor, Remcan Projects LP in an effort to extend its capabilities, expertise and infrastructure across Canada.

Passenger rail service providers now have until Dec. 4, 2018 to develop and implement a system safety program (SSP) according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).

Thursday, 30 November 2017 13:19

Chicago issues RFQ for O’Hare Express Service

The city of Chicago is moving ahead with a plan to offer express train service between the Loop and O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Rasesh Shah will retire as president of the Rail Group at The Andersons, Inc., in July 2018 and Joseph McNeely has been named as his replacement.

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has reorganized its Sales and Marketing team and named two new vice presidents in order to meet current and future customer needs.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 12:52

Rail related fatalities up 3.5 percent in 2016

Railroad fatalities were up in 2016 as compared to 2015, following the overall trend upwards for total transportation deaths, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 12:45

WSOR hosts WisDOT Sec. Ross for tour

Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Secretary Dave Ross joined a group of Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR) employees recently for a tour of the railroad.

8
Page 8 of 117

Get the latest rail news

The inside scoop from RT&S, IRJ and Railway Age on and off the track. Join our email list.