Robert (“Bob”) Earl Bryant, Founder and Board Chair of the Dillwyn, Va.-based Buckingham Branch, died May 8. He was 87.
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
Nearly 60 transportation, manufacturing and construction industry groups are calling on U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to “dedicate as much as allowable by law in discretionary grants for FY 2022 to support projects that will facilitate and ease the movement of goods.”
Less than a month after being appointed FRA Deputy Administrator, Jennifer Mitchell discussed agency priorities and how small roads can best position themselves for CRISI program grants, among other issues, during the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s (ASLRRA) May 1-3 conference and exhibition in St. Louis.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), at its Annual Conference & Exhibition in St. Louis, Mo., presented its 2022 Safety Person of the Year, Safety Professional of the Year, Business Development Award, Short Line Hall of Fame and Schlosser Distinguished Service Award honorees.
Watco on April 22 released its first sustainability report covering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.
As part of a special series in Railway Age’s March 2022 issue, 11 North American railroad CEOs address what must be done to grow and gain market share from competing freight transportation modes. Chuck Baker, President of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association, rounds out the series, sharing his perspective.
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2022 ISSUE: Even as a virtual event, Railroad Day on the Hill continues to be the premier railroad industry lobbying event showcasing the importance, vitality and resilience of American freight rail.
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2022 ISSUE: Over the holidays, I came across two items that highlighted what may be the most enduring trait of the short line railroad industry—its resiliency.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Operation Lifesaver (OLI), Amtrak on Jan. 12 released into service a specially painted P-42 diesel, emblazoned on both sides with the message, “See Tracks? Think Train!”
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is among those who have submitted comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s draft strategic framework.