New York & Atlantic Railway (NYA) recently announced that its Director of Transportation, Peter Oliver, is the winner of the 2019 Ones to Watch Award from the American Association of Railroad Superintendents (AARS).
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Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad’s (CSS) Transportation Department announced that its employees have achieved five straight years of injury-free performance.
Car and locomotive lessor Wells Fargo Rail and Anacostia Rail Holdings Class III property New York & Atlantic Railway have ordered Wi-Tronix Violet Edge onboard technology, which includes Connected Event Recorder, PTC Event Recorder and Digital Video Recorder (DVR), all based on a robust Internet of Things (IoT) platform designed specifically for the rail industry. “Advanced technology enables remote access to synchronized information, in addition to a suite of analytic tools and actionable alerts that make rail operations safer,” Wi-Tronix noted.
Jeremy Kramer has been promoted to Vice President Transportation at Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC). He will be responsible for train operations, dispatching, locomotive maintenance and Clagg Bridge operations.
The Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC) and the Rapid City Pierre & Eastern accepted Railway Age’s annual Short Line & Regional Railroads of the Year Awards at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) CONNECTIONS Convention in Orlando, Fla., on April 9.
Three employees of the New York & Atlantic Railway will be honored for helping save the life of a woman in a Brooklyn rail tunnel.
Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad’s safety record in 2017 was recognized with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s (ASLRRA) prestigious President’s Award.
A Midwest short line operator will see grade crossings upgraded, per plans by a state transportation office.
Northern Lines Railway was honored for its outstanding safety record with a 2018 Jake With Distinction Award by the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association.
One short line railroad operating in the world’s biggest city is showing how rail can be a good transportation option, and a good neighbor.