Chicago South Shore earns ASLRRA safety award

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.

Upgrade for Northern Lines crossings

A Midwest short line operator will see grade crossings upgraded, per plans by a state transportation office.

Fifth straight safety award for NLR

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.

VIDEO: New York & Atlantic promotes benefits of rail freight service

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.

New sales chief for New York & Atlantic

New York & Atlantic Railway is promoting Charles Samul to director of sales and marketing, effective Sept 1.

Indiana railroad commuter freight

CSS, Indiana commuter operator in double-track project agreement

An agreement on a project to improve commuter rail service on an historic route between Indiana and Chicago will have a follow-on economic benefit for a short line freight carrier, too.

Army locomotive Indiana

LIRC sets stage for ‘prime mover’ Guardsman

A recent ceremony involving the Louisville & Indiana Railroad and an online U.S. military base shipper gives new meaning to the term “troop train”.

award railroad

Superintendents honor PHL’s Flores

Eric Flores, trainmaster at Pacific Harbor Line, received the 2018 “Ones to Watch Award” given by the American Association of Railroad Superintendents.

Chicago South Shore drone video industrial

CSS takes to the skies to market rail-served industrial sites

A Midwest short line thinks a drone’s-eye view will give potential rail shippers a fresh perspective on real estate development.

LIRC veteran logo

Louisville & Indiana honors, seeks out veterans

Members of the U.S. military are honored in a new logo applied to the flanks of two Louisville & Indiana Railroad (LIRC) diesel locomotives, underscoring LIRC’s long-standing commitment to recognizing and hiring veterans.