Short Lines

The North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) wrapped up its Fall 2017 Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., “with record attendance and a plethora of outstanding speakers.,” according to Executive Director…
Transit and transportation planning and development consultant Cambridge Systematics is celebrating 45 years as an industry consultant.
The Port of Oakland Commissioners approved a rail project last week that will offer "a refrigerated gateway to Asia for U.S. meat exports."
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced the addition of Elavon, a provider of secure payment processing solutions and subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, to its Member Discount…
Two shipper surveys, one on railcars, the other on rail service, conducted by Cowen and Company at the Sept. 26-28 Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) 2017 annual conference indicated…
The Fort Worth & Western Railroad (FWWR) is the most recent short line to contract with Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HTI) for PTC Hosting services.
The Port MacKenzie Rail Extension has reached 75% completion, but officials say the 32-mile roadbed embankment is closed to travel due to increased rates of vandalism.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) is looking to revisit and modify its longstanding rules on ex parte* communications in informal rulemaking proceedings, which up until recently have mostly been prohibited.
Ontario Northland Railway (ONT), Canada, and Bay Line Railroad (BAYL), Panama City, Fla., have adopted CNC (Computer Numerical Control) portable wheel truing machines for maintaining and repairing locomotive wheelsets. The…
OmniTRAX, Inc., announced that Pierre-Luc Mathieu will lead OmniTRAX Energy Solutions (OES) as president, effective immediately. OES comprises the company’s offerings to the proppant supply chain, including terminals in several…
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