Short Lines & Regionals

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Make or break time for Apache Railway For nearly a century, Arizona’s Apache Railway has interchanged with BNSF Railway and predecessor Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe (AT&SF) at Holbrook, and has served a succession of owners—lumber companies for the first 50 years or so and paper companies more recently.

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OnTrackNorthAmerica (OTNA) and Cisco Systems Inc. have signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) on a partnership “to build the next generation of transportation life-cycle cost and benefit measurement tools,” according to OTNA President and Founder Michael Sussman. “The purpose of...
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The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is participating in Indiana Rail Safety Week, which runs the week of Aug. 23-29, by partnering with the Terre Haute Police Department and Indiana Operation Lifesaver for a grade crossing safety “blitz.” INRD employees and Terre...
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Water Train Inc., an operating unit of Modoc Railroad, has begun solicitations of private persons, companies and municipal governments to participate in the operation of a water test train. The test Water Train will contain 190,000 gallons of Environmental Protection Agency-approved,...
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TNW Corporation, a privately held operator of short line railroads and logistics centers, including, TXGN and TXNW railways, has completed a multimillion-dollar upgrade at its Panhandle Logistics Center, the company announced August 10, 2015. The logistic center is located on...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has appointed David Collins, Senior Vice President of Commercial Support, Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. (G&W) to its eleven member Executive Committee, effective July 31, 2015, the association announced August...

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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has appointed David Collins, Senior Vice President of Commercial Support, Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. (G&W) to its eleven member Executive Committee, effective July 31, 2015, the association announced August...
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On August 5, Rep. David B. McKinley (R-WV-1) joined representatives from Warwood Tool Company and the Appalachian & Ohio Railroad (A&O) to tour Warwood's steel tool manufacturing facility and discuss public policy priorities for the business and rail communities in...
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The North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority (NCMRRA) on July 30, 2015 completed its acquisition of Grenada Railway, LLC and signed a 15-year lease agreement with a subsidiary of Iowa Pacific Holdings to operate and develop new business on the...
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Coos Bay Rail Link (CBRL) is naming one of its eight locomotives in honor of Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Chief Commercial Officer Martin Callery in what the company calls a “time-honored tradition of railroading.” Callery retires July 31,...
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The Senate Finance Committee on July 21, 2015 met to debate S. 637, legislation put forward by Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) to extend expiring tax credits, including the Section 45G Short Line Tax Rehabilitation railroad track maintenance credit. 45G has...