Short Lines

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has extended the implementation dates of Part 243 Minimum Training Standards by one year according to a notice in the May 3 edition of the Federal…
An investment group is seeking federal permission to construct a privately-owned, all-new railroad that would bypass the congestion of Chicago.
The Louisville & Indiana Railroad was named one of four winners of the Timmons Award for an outstanding effort hiring and retaining military veterans.
The Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad (IHB) is partnering with OptiFuel Systems LLC and R.J. Corman Railpower Locomotives LLC to convert its entire locomotive fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG).
The Trump Administration on April 26 released a proposed overhaul of the federal income tax system that promises to simplify the tax structure as well as reduce the rate at…
Siemens’ U.S. unit has launched Digital Rail Services, a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on…
zMAX®, used in racecar and aircraft engines since 1946, is beginning to penetrate the railroad locomotive market—literally.
The family-owned Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Co. is celebrating its 125th anniversary serving North Carolina’s Sandhills region.
Badger Mining Corp. recently completed work on a 4,500-foot expansion project on rail siding near its Taylor, Wisc. facilities, allowing the site to now hold up to three unit trains…
Spring is here for most of North America, and the Short Line Safety Institute announced the second in a series of Safety Tips aimed at short line and regional railroads.
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