American Industrial Transport, Inc. (AITX) has promoted John Ward to Senior Vice President of Repair Services, and brought on a new Vice President of Repair Services and a Plant Manager in Milton, Pa. Also, Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) has elevated Matt Haire to Assistant Vice President, Information Technology.
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WATCHING WASHINGTON, RAILWAY AGE MARCH 2022 ISSUE: “The farmer and the cowman should be friends,” wrote Rodgers and Hammerstein for the 1943 musical, Oklahoma! In 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Five gets you 10 that neither friendship nor respect exist at the bargaining table where rail management and labor have been negotiating contract amendments since January 2020.
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) has commenced work on Phase I of its Intermodal Expansion project, a three-part initiative with an expected 2023 completion date.
The Indiana Rail Road Co. (INRD) has elevated three employees to Assistant Vice President positions. In addition, Caltrax, an independent railcar repair servicer, has hired a Sales and Business Development Director; and a WSP USA Vice President has received the Latino Leadership Conference award.
The Indiana Rail Road (INRD) is continuing its sustainability initiatives with a rooftop solar project at headquarters, which is expected to contribute “almost half of the energy needed” there.
Indiana Rail Road (INRD) has appointed Dewayne Swindall as President and CEO, succeeding Peter Mills.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) as the winner of its 2020 Business Development Award, recognizing INRD for its collaboration with Venture Logistics to drive growth in Central Indiana.
Railway Age has named Class III railroad Lake State Railway as its Short Line of the Year, and Class II Indiana Rail Road as its Regional of the Year.
After two years of development and testing, Indiana Rail Road (INRD) SD90-43MAC no. 1919, the first heavy-haul freight locomotive equipped with a Cummins 16-cylinder, 4,400-hp, Tier 4-compliant QSK95 high-speed diesel power plant, is operating as a “mobile laboratory,” according to INRD Senior Vice President Operations and Business Development Bob Babcock.