Port of Virginia marks expansion progress

Expansion projects at the Port of Virginia to accommodate larger ships and increased container traffic are on schedule.

Genesee & Wyoming

Class I congestion hits G&W 1Q

First-quarter profit increased at the largest U.S. short line operator despite service issues with connecting Class I railroads.

Hellmann accepts Railroader of the Year award

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chairman, President and CEO John C. “Jack” Hellmann, the 55th recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year Award, was honored on March 13 at the traditional annual dinner of the Western Railway Club at the Union League Club of Chicago.

Genessee & Wyoming

Genesee & Wyoming sees improvement in 2018

Short line operator Genesee & Wyoming said North America operating revenues in the fourth quarter decreased 0.6% to $320.2 million from $322.2 million for the year-ago period, as freight-related revenues declined $11.5 million, partially offset by an increase of $9.3 million in freight revenues.

G&W’s Hellmann Railroader of the Year

The 55th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year Award is Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chairman, President and CEO John C. “Jack” Hellmann, leader of the world’s largest short line and regional railroad holding company, with 122 properties in five countries operating more than 15,000 miles of rail lines.

Women in Rail 2017 – Allison Fergus, Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services Inc.

Fergus joined Genesee & Wyoming in 2005 and not long after was named one of the youngest female General Counsels in the history of the U.S. rail industry.

Ag hits Genesee & Wyoming net in 3Q

Regional and short line operator Genesee & Wyoming saw higher revenue in the third quarter, but said weaker than expected earnings fell by 18% on lower agricultural shipments out of the U.S. Midwest.

CP, G&W in Ohio intermodal pact

Canadian Pacific Railway announced a new partnership with Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and Bluegrass Farms of Ohio that will open up the Ohio Valley to CP intermodal customers and further extend its reach into key North American heartland markets.

Rail service key to Fla. counties’ plan for Freight Logistics Zone

In an effort to boost freight mobility in rural areas including rail, the Florida counties of Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin announced the establishment of the Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone.

AAR, GoRail honor Rep. DeFazio

The Association of American Railroads and advocacy organization GoRail have honored Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) with the Railroad Achievement Award.