Florida East Coast Railway, L.L.C. received the 2011 American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President’s Award for its outstanding safety record. The President’s Award, first presented in 2006, is awarded to the ASLRRA-member railroad with the lowest injury frequency rate in its category. FEC posted the best safety rate in the more than 500,000 man-hours category. FEC achieved an 0.56 frequency rate, which was below the industry average.
“Safety is a top priority for FEC, and this award shows the commitment and dedication of everyone at FEC to maintaining a safe working environment for our employees,” said FEC President and CEO James R. Hertwig.