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Railway Age Short Line of the Year North Shore Railroad takes a bow NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. – Among the hundreds of operators that make the “first-and-last mile” business of short line railroading an ongoing success, the North Shore Railroad stands out.

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Larry Stockton and Robert Olin, two veteran rail industry executives who earlier this year launched 360 Rail Services, LLC, a new venture providing engineering, design, construction, maintenance, logistics and transloading services to rail shippers across Colorado and the Rocky Mountain...
As a perfect scene does not a great movie make, ideal legislation cannot deliver its intent absent proficient administration. Although Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) harvested bi-partisan support for the 2015 captive-shipper advocated Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act, a...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016. To be honored, an ASLRRA member railroad must perform better than the Class 2 and 3...
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The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad. Stakeholders say the move is expected to give the port greater competitive advantage in...
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R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch line has blossomed into a diverse organization with numerous divisions. Richard...

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R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch line has blossomed into a diverse organization with numerous divisions. Richard...
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The Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has set the agenda for its Fall Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 26-28, 2017. Among the featured speakers: • Fiona Murray, Vice President Industrial Products, CN. • Matthew Menner, Senior Vice President, Sales & Alliances, Transplace. •...
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Gary Griswell of GE Transportation was honored with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented on an annual basis to recognize an individual for long-term, significant service to the Association....
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Railserve has placed its first Tier 4 DUAL LEAF® Gen-Set locomotive in service, and says the unit “is performing well and generating more interest in these powerful switching locomotives that provide significant reductions in fuel use and emissions.” Railserve developed the...
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Wabtec Corp. has signed a contract worth approximately $22 million to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC). Wabtec will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System (I-ETMS®) equipment for five...

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