Short Lines

Union Pacific's annual gathering of short lines in late October was all about giving short lines access to more tools, neatly arranged for ease of access, to bring more business…
Nebraska Central Railroad has announced the opening of a new rail bridge serving Norfolk, Neb., which will increase the short line's capacity to move next-generation railcars of 286,000 pounds per…
Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd. (IAIS) Wednesday said it has opened a new locomotive maintenance shop and crew change center near South Amana, Iowa.
The Federal Railroad Administration's preliminary safety report for the period January-August 2012 shows continued safety gains in key areas of freight railroading.
The Columbus and Greenville Railway (CAGY), was recently named Shortline of the Year at BNSF 's annual "Shortline Conference" held last month in Irving, Texas.
Freight operations in the Northeast are slowly returning to normal along the destruction path left by Hurricane Sandy.
A new locomotive maintenance facility that will serve the Indiana Northeastern Railroad, a 123-mile short line headquartered in Hillsdale, Mich., was dedicated on Friday, Oct. 26.
Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC and the Adirondack Rail Preservation Society (ARPS) have reached a Memorandum of Understanding to establish tourist passenger service on the Adirondack Railroad, linking its namesake state…
Chicago-based Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC Tuesday announced its acquisition of a controlling interest in Cape Rail, Inc., and its subsidiaries, Massachusetts Coastal Railroad, LLC and Cape Cod Central Railroad.
Alfred E. Michon, president of four regional railroads who also worked with both Burlington Northern (now BNSF) and Union Pacific, died Oct. 9 at age 75.
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