Short Lines

Railway Age is now accepting entries for its annual Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year competition. Class II and Class III and switching/terminal railroads are invited to submit…
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI), a non-profit affiliate of ASLRRA (American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association) has launched “Safety Tip Tuesday,” a new program that “provides easy-to-access training…
Railway Age editors, along with judges Nick Little, Managing Director of Michigan State University’s Railway Management Program, and Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Rail Corp.,…
The 219-mile Heart of Georgia Railroad Inc. (HOG, informally known as “The Hog’) will be part of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. by the second quarter of 2017, pending Surface Transportation…
A private operator is being sought for the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, which operates more than 100 miles of track connecting to six major railroads in the Crescent City.
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) s now accepting 2017/2018 school year applications for the annual RSI Undergraduate Scholarship which provides a minimum of five college scholarships in amounts ranging from…
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) Chairman of the Board of Directors Mortimer B. Fuller III, 74, has announced his retirement effective following the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting this May. His…
If Judge Neil Gorsuch is Senate-confirmed to the Supreme Court, federal regulatory agencies such as the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) could be closer to losing…
Elaine Chao has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.
At the close of 2016, regional railroad Reading & Northern (R&N) “had more employees, more track, more locomotives, more freight cars, more facilities and more customers than at any point…
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