Short Lines

Over the last six months or so as I've made my rounds visiting short lines, regional railroads, and Class I's from the locomotive cab to the executive suite, I've found…
The freight railroads, intercity passenger and commuter railroads, and 
rail supply companies of the United States expect to hire more than 5,000
 veterans in 2012.
Pittsburgh-based Railroad Development Corp. Thursday said it "has prevailed in its five‐year international arbitration against the Republic of Guatemala brought under the Dominican Republic‐Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)."
Patriot Rail President and CEO John Fenton has announced the appointment of James T. Schultz, former vice president & chief safety officer at CSX, as executive vice president & chief administrative officer.
California's Port of Stockton on Monday said it was "pleased to announce the completion of 3,347 feet of new track on the Port's West Complex ." The port implemented the…
Fairport, N.Y.-based RailComm says its state-of-the-art Domain Operations Controller (DOC®) train control system, used by RailAmerica's American Rail Dispatch Center, will soon have the ability to dispatch based on Canadian…
Officials overseeing Orlando International Airport in central Florida say they have approved a request by Florida East Coast Industries to develop plans linking the airport to the Florida East Coast…
The $7.9 million TIGER IV grant announced Wednesday by the Department of Transportation, bestowed to the Vermont Agency of Transportation and the New England Central Railroad (NECR), will boost efforts…
The federal government Wednesday announced its distribution of TIGER IV (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) discretionary grants. While many "rail-related" projects were identified, some of those deal more with adjacent…
It took a series of petty thefts in 1847 on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the City of Baltimore to see the need for special law enforcement protection for…
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