Short Lines

Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer of Conrail, has joined the board of OnTrackNorthAmerica, a non-profit organization “committed to reversing the commercial, regulatory and economic dynamics that cause…
Hanson Professional Services, Inc., earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies' (ACEC) 49th annual Engineering Excellence Awards for the Tanana River…
Treat customers right. Trust your employees. Work with partners. Go get business. Reading & Northern sticks to a three-decade formula of success. 
Take three small railroads, add acres of intermodal transfer capability, mix with marketing, and get ready for dynamic change in South Carolina's key port city, courtesy of Palmetto Railways.
From branch line to blockbuster, the Indiana Rail Road story is largely that of one man's visionary leadership: Founder and chief executive Thomas G. Hoback.
Eight U.S. Senators this week introduced the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015, designed to extend Section 45G (26 USC 45G) short line track maintenance tax credits…
Railway Age magazine has named Palmetto Railways the 2015 Short Line Railroad of the Year, and Reading & Northern Railroad its 2015 Regional Railroad of the Year. The awards will…
Darien, Conn.-based Genesee  & Wyoming announced Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, that it has agreed to acquire a 95% stake in Britain's Freightliner Group from Arcapita and other shareholders for $755 million…
OmniTRAX announced Monday, Feb, 23, 2015 that its affiliate, Peru Industrial Railroad, Inc., is purchasing Peru Rail Line from the short line’s namesake Illinois City.
Forty-four-year career railroader Robert VanderClute, who recently retired as Association of American Railroads Senior Vice President of Safety & Operations, has joined the board of OnTrackNorthAmerica, a non-profit organization “committed…
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