Short Lines & Regionals

Lake State Railway was Railway Age’s 2021 Regional Railroad of the Year. (Kevin Burkholder Photograph)

For LSRC, Changes at the Top

Michigan-based Lake State Railway (LSRC) on June 18 reported that Mike Stickel, Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), will transition to President and CEO, succeeding John Rickoff, who will

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RSI’s Patty Long Featured at Rail Insights

RSI President Patty Long will discuss “Supplier Opportunities for Growth in Freight and Passenger Rail” at Railway Age’s 2024 virtual Rail Insights conference, June 20. Long and Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C.

(Map Courtesy Cincinnati Eastern Railroad/CCET)

3i/Regional Rail Acquiring CCET

Cincinnati Eastern Railroad (CCET) later this month will be added to the portfolio of Regional Rail, a Kennett Square, Pa.-based short line holding company backed by 3i. Class III CCET leases approximately 69.45 miles

(Courtesy of TSB)

TSB Releases Final Transportation Occurrence Stats for 2023

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has published its final annual statistical summaries from 2023 on transportation occurrences (accidents and incidents) in the rail, air, marine, and pipeline sectors, showing accidents were down from the previous year for all sectors but air.

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ASLRRA Provides Response to USDOT RFI on NMFN

The American Short Line and Railroad Association (ASLRRA) on June 10 submitted comments in response to a U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Request for Information (RFI) on “Goals, Criteria, Thresholds, and Measurable

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Louisiana Commits $230.5MM to Port NOLA Infrastructure Projects

A commitment of $230.5 million was made to the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) for its Louisiana International Terminal (LIT), St. Bernard Transportation Corridor, and St. Claude Bridge projects by the Louisiana Legislature prior to its June 3 adjournment, according to Port NOLA.