Short Lines

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) on Oct. 26 reported for the week ending Oct. 22, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 544,092 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.7%…
Longevity is common in the railway supply business, even though many companies have been through the merger and acquisitions process. Louisville, Ky.-based Road & Rail Services marks 30 years in…
About 800 million gallons of water flow through Maine aquifers for the Poland Spring company each year. Since January 2016, containers full of that water flow south from Maine by…
BNSF Railway on Oct. 20 named Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY) its 2016 Short Line of the Year at its annual Short Line Conference. BNSF recognized BJRY “for its dedication to…
Genesee & Wyoming's Australia (GWA) subsidiary has entered into agreements to acquire Glencore Rail (GRail) for $A 1.14bn ($US 870m) and will also issue a 49% equity stake in GWA…
I’ve heard some pretty disingenuous (that’s a polite word for “dopey”) things said about railroads in my nearly 25 years at Railway Age. Nearly all of them have come from…
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on Oct. 19 that for the week ending October 15, 2016, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 531,936 carloads and intermodal units, down…
Badger Mining Corporation (BMC), a family-owned industrial sand supplier based out of Berlin, Wis., announced Oct. 14 a further commitment to the Canadian market with the asset acquisition of Di-Corp’s…
OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based Arrows Up LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation…
The Association of American Railroads says the Department of Transportation should withdraw its rule on electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes for crude oil trains after a review released Oct. 12…
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