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The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association marked a significant safety achievement as the industry’s 603 short line railroads operated for a full year fatality-free.
BNSF Railway selected Farmrail as its 2017 Shortline of the Year at its annual Shortline Conference. The holding company for Class 3 carriers Grainbelt Corp. and Farmrail Corp. was recognized…
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) President Linda Bauer Darr on Oct. 4 testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous…
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to create a Hazardous Materials Training Academy.
Short line railroads continue to emphasize their role as a critical economic link and job provider in events with elected representatives.
Thomas “Tom” Murta will be joining the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) as its Executive Director on July 10, 2017. He replaces Ron Hynes, who left SLSI in June.
NORTHUMBERLAND, Pa. – Among the hundreds of operators that make the “first-and-last mile” business of short line railroading an ongoing success, the North Shore Railroad stands out.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association announced the 308 railroad recipients of its annual Jake Awards, recognizing above-industry average safety performance in 2016.
The Louisville & Indiana Railroad was named one of four winners of the Timmons Award for an outstanding effort hiring and retaining military veterans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A record number of railroaders, suppliers, and customers on March 2 converged on the Capitol for the annual lobbying event known as Railroad Day to meet Congressional…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced on Dec. 21 its selection of Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) as a preferred provider in the association’s Member Discount…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) issued the following statement regarding the 2016 election results:
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced October 4 that the current bi-cameral Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (S. 2595) (H.R. 4626)…
Cowen and Company Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl attended the North East Association of Rail Shippers (NEARS) Fall Conference and offers the following generally…
The Red River Valley & Western Railroad has appointed Daniel Zink to the newly created post of Vice President, Economic Development and Community Affairs of the 577-mile regional (Class II)…
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) announced Aug. 29, 2016 the completion of the Pilot Phase of its work to assess and address safety culture gaps in the short line…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) released the following statement by President Linda Bauer Darr in response to the Amtrak Board of Directors’ introduction of Wick Moorman…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced on August 16 that it has received a grant from FY2016 Railroad Safety Technology Grant Funds, made available through the…
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has urged the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to abandon its call to require two-person crews in many types of service, citing…
George C. Betke, Jr., Chairman of Farmrail System, Inc., was honored with the Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished Service Award, given on an annual basis to recognize an individual for long-term,…
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