Short Lines & Regionals

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Regional of the Year: Central Maine & Quebec Railway; Short Line of the Year: New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the morning general session during the ASLRRA Connections Convention, Railway Age will present its 2016 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year awards to the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway and the Central Maine & Quebec Railway, respectively. 

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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) on April 6, 2016 awarded Reading and Northern Railroad the industry’s highest award for marketing achievement. This is the third time Reading & Northern has won this prestigious award in the...
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The Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad, part of the North Shore Railroad group recently received the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) 2016 marketing award with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad at the Association's annual conference in Washington,...
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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has honored the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) with its 2016 Railroad Marketing Award for INRD’s successful Indiana intermodal service, which INRD operates in partnership with CN. In 2013, INRD and CN...
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Luther Sigsbee Miller, long-time Editor-in-Chief of Railway Age, died March 8, 2016. He was 89. Regarded as “the dean of American transportation journalists,” Miller came to Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. and Railway Age in February 1958 from The Institute for Railway Progress...
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The Short Line Safety Institute on March 24, 2016 announced the onboarding of two key staff members—Mike Long, Senior Safety and Operations Manager, and Michele Malski, Safety Programs Manager. These two new positions will be instrumental in driving the Institute’s...

luther-s-miller-nov-30-1926-–-march-8-2016
Luther Sigsbee Miller, long-time Editor-in-Chief of Railway Age, died March 8, 2016. He was 89. Regarded as “the dean of American transportation journalists,” Miller came to Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. and Railway Age in February 1958 from The Institute for Railway Progress...
short-line-safety-institute-fills-two-senior-positions
The Short Line Safety Institute on March 24, 2016 announced the onboarding of two key staff members—Mike Long, Senior Safety and Operations Manager, and Michele Malski, Safety Programs Manager. These two new positions will be instrumental in driving the Institute’s...
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BNSF President and CEO Carl Ice accepted Railway Age’s 53rd annual Railroader of the Year award Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Chicago’s Union League Club, at the traditional dinner hosted by the Western Railway Club. On the dais were Ice’s immediate...
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OmniTRAX Logistics Services, LLC (OLS), the transloading, terminal and logistics affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is rapidly expanding its service territory throughout the US in 2016. OmniTRAX, Inc., one of the largest privately held rail and transportation service companies in North America...
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Reading and Northern Railroad on March 14, 2016, announced the appointment of Rian J. Nemeroff, CTL as Vice President - Forest Products. He will be responsible for managing the forest products business at the Reading & Northern, a market segment...