Friday, February 19, 2010

Second call: Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year nominations sought

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Railway Age currently is accepting nominations forits annual Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year competition (our thanks to those of you who already have responded and/or submitted candidates). Shortlines and regionals throughout North America are invited to submit entries describing outstanding achievement in one particular instance or a combination of areas.

The 2010 winners will be awarded specially designed plaque sat the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., at ASLRRA’s gala dinner Tuesday, May 4. Articles describing their achievements will appear in Railway Age’s April 2010 issue, which will be distributed at the show. Railway Age will work with the winnersto publicize the awards in online and national media, as well as any in-house websites available.

Submit your entries to: Douglas John Bowen, Managing Editor, Railway Age, 345 Hudson Street, 12th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10014. E-mail: dbowen@sbpub.com. Fax: (212)633-1863. Entries should contain the name, position, and contact information of the nominator and an approximately 500-word description of the achievement(s)of the nominated railroad. (Longer and short descriptions are admissible; 500 words is only a guideline.) Entry forms are not essential, but may be obtained from Bowen by fax or e-mail. The entry deadline is Friday, March 5, 2010, so please don’t delay.