Short Lines

RailComm has completed installation of a yard automation system and a CAD (computer-aided dispatch) system at U.S. Sugar in Clewiston, Fla.
The 98-year-old Apache Railway Company, a short line railroad operating in Navajo County, Ariz., announced Dec. 1, 2015 that it has been purchased by an entity formed by Aztec Land…
Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad (R&N) announced on Nov. 24, 2015 that it will take over ownership of the rail infrastructure at the Humboldt Industrial Park beginning Jan. 1,…
OnTrackNorthAmerica (OTNA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit think tank, has entered into working relationships with Dr. Pasi Lautala from Michigan Tech University and Dr. Mingzhou Jin, Director of the Logistics, Transportation, and…
Edward A. Lewis, 73, President of the Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad from 1987 through 2007, died Nov. 11, 2015, from Parkinson’s disease.
On Nov. 12, 2015, Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) member Balfour Beatty Rail hosted Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) for a tour of its Jacksonville, Fla., facility and discussed public policy…
Anacostia Rail Holdings, Inc. a short line railroad holding company, announced on Nov. 6, 2015 two promotions to senior management at its Chicago South Shore & South Bend and New…
Linda J. Morgan, 63, the former U.S. Surface Transportation Board Chair who led the agency during the railroad megamergers of the 1990s, died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, after a long…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) reported on Oct. 30, 2015 that an extension of the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Investment Act, more commonly referred to as…
Railway Age on Oct. 20, 2015 launched its inaugural Fast Trackers contest, in which ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields…
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