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R. J. Corman Railroad Co. LLC is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The company that the late Rick Corman founded in January 1987 with the acquisition of a branch…
The Northeast Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) has set the agenda for its Fall Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 26-28, 2017.
Gary Griswell of GE Transportation was honored with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished Service Award.
Railserve has placed its first Tier 4 DUAL LEAF® Gen-Set locomotive in service, and says the unit “is performing well and generating more interest in these powerful switching locomotives that…
Wabtec Corp. has signed a contract worth approximately $22 million to design, install, test and commission Positive Train Control (PTC) for the Belt Railway Company of Chicago (BRC).
TNW Corporation, a Dallas-based owner-operator of shortline railroads and logistics centers, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017.
For individuals planning a career change to join the rail industry, just starting at a railway-related organization, or have been in the industry for a while, Michigan State University is…
On May 1, 2017, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) filed an application seeking authority from the Surface Transportation Board to construct and operate an approximately 261-mile rail line extending…
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc., completed its acquisition of the shares of Atlantic Western Transportation, Inc., parent company of Heart of Georgia Railroad, Inc..
On May 22, 2017, after 146 years, the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey Circus folded its tent for the last time after a final show at Long Island’s Nassau Veterans…
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