Button Oil & Propane opens a 240,000-gallon rail-fed propane terminal in Northumberland, Pa., which is served by North Shore Railroad (NSHR). Also, Fulton County (Ga.) Railway LLC (FCR), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, presents a community donation to an Atlanta-area fire department in honor of Owens Corning Trumbull Atlanta Division.
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North Shore Railroad (NSHR) and Lycoming Valley Railroad (LVRR) personnel participated in hazmat and emergency preparedness training for first responders in Williamsport, Pa. Also, the operational headquarters of Sierra Northern Railway’s (SERA) Ventura Division moved to Santa Paula, Calif.
North Shore Railroad Company (NSHR) has taken over Norfolk Southern (NS) operations in Snyder County, Pa. Also, Pittsburg, Kans.-based Watco has been certified as a Most Loved Workplace® by Best Practice Institute (BPI), and Anacostia Rail Holdings Company (ARH) has appointed Herman E. Crosson as Chief Safety and Compliance Officer.
Encina is planning to build a $1.1 billion manufacturing facility in Point Township, Pa., to be served by North Shore Railroad. Also, the Birmingham-Jefferson County (Ala.) Port Authority and Watco are investing $1.9 billion to boost business at Port Birmingham.
The largest U.S. maker of roofing products, citing “excellent rail service,” is opening a second manufacturing facility in central Pennsylvania.
The Reading & Northern Railroad plans to appeal a ruling dismissing its challenge to bid on short line operating rights in central Pennsylvania.
A Railway Age Short Line of the Year claimed the latest win in the ongoing court fight over its central Pennsylvania operations.
A Pennsylvania state court panel has upheld a regional authority’s controversial vote awarding a short line railroad operating contract.
New Columbia, Penn., was the site of a celebration for the Union County Industrial Railroad and GAF Materials Corp., as the latter hosted an inaugural railcar ribbon cutting at its new roofing materials facility along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River.