New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway

The Short Line Safety Institute recently provided hazmat incident-response training through the ALERT program at NO&GC, Railway Age’s 2016 Short Line of the Year.

SLSI Completes ALERT Program No. 1

The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has completed its first Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) program, providing hazardous materials incident-response training to a combined group of employees from the New

Port NOLA breakbulk vessel operations resumed Sept. 2 at Coastal Cargo with the MV Ishizuchi Star discharging steel at the Louisiana Avenue Complex. (Photo Credit/Port NOLA)

For Port NOLA, Service Restoration Under Way

The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal is resuming service Sept. 7, following the Port’s restoration of limited cargo and vessel operations beginning Sept. 2—just four days after Hurricane Ida made landfall in southeast Louisiana as a category 4 storm.

Tennessee Pass Revival: It’s Complicated

Colorado, Midland & Pacific Railway Co. (CMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Grande Pacific Corp. (RGPC), has entered into an agreement to lease the majority (163.1 miles) of the Tennessee Pass rail line between Parkdale and Sage, Colo., from Union Pacific. The short line has also submitted a filing to the Surface Transportation Board for common-carrier authority to operate the line.