Omnitrax

OmniTRAX Seeks to Acquire SLRG

OmniTRAX, the short line railroad holding company that owns and operates more than 20 Class III railroads in the U.S., has signed a letter of intent to purchase the bankrupt San Luis

OmniTRAX has been named exclusive rail operator for Tulsa Ports.

OmniTRAX Named Tulsa Port’s ‘Exclusive’ Rail Partner

Railroad and transportation management company OmniTRAX has been selected as the exclusive rail partner for multi-modal shipping complex Tulsa Port of Catoosa, Oklahoma’s $300 million inland port—one of the largest in the U.S., providing access for thousands of barges to move millions of tons of freight to and from America’s heartland.

CSX and subsidiary Quality Carriers employees recently assembled 5,000 care packages for U.S. troops stationed in Eastern Europe, who have been mobilized in response to the conflict in Ukraine. (Photograph Courtesy of CSX)

ESG Briefs: CN/CP, CSX, OmniTRAX

CN and Canadian Pacific (CP) have earned spots on the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list for 2022. Also, care packages from CSX, in partnership with Operation Gratitude, are headed to U.S. active-duty service members in Eastern Europe; and Newburgh & South Shore Railroad (NSR), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, presented a community donation to a Cleveland, Ohio-area fire department in honor of Charter Steel.

Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Transportation tweeted: “IDOT joined our @CREATE_Chicago partners to present $200,000 in education funding as part of the 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project, giving local students more access to STEM-focused programs. It represents an opportunity to bring real equity to a transportation project.” (Photograph Courtesy of IDOT via Twitter)

Rail Briefs: CREATE, OmniTRAX

The Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program partners are bolstering STEM education in the Chicago, Ill., area with donations totaling $400,000. Also, Stockton (Calif.) Terminal and Eastern Railroad, a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, presented a community donation to the Waterloo-Morada Fire District in honor of Pacific Northwest Oil.

Diversified CPC International Director-Supply Chain and Logistics Chad Rainey (left) presents an Excellence in Partnership Award to New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corp. President Nathan Fenno.

Small-Road Briefs: NKCR, NYSW

OmniTRAX’s Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway (NKCR) has made community donations in honor of three Safe Shipper Award recipients. Also, New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corp. (NYSW) has earned an Excellence in Partnership Award from Diversified CPC International.

(TRRA SD60I. Photo: YouTube/BNSFguy617)

ASLRRA to STB: No Uniform Service-Metrics Reporting

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) was among those responding to the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) call for comments on issues regarding First-Mile/Last-Mile (FMLM) service; the deadline was Dec. 17.