Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) President Otis Cliatt II

People News: PHL President Joins FAMU Board

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) President Otis Cliatt II to the Board of Trustees of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee.

The six-axle switcher locomotive will feature “the latest lithium-ion battery technology and battery management system, alongside a.c. traction and state-of-the-art electronics,” according to Progress Rail. Battery capacity is said to be 2.4 megawatt hours, for a run time of up to 24 hours, depending on charging and utilization.

PHL to Test Progress Rail EMD® Joule

Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company, has teamed with Anacostia Rail Holdings subsidiary Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) to test its new EMD® Joule battery electric locomotive in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, Calif., during the second half of 2021.

PHL, the Railway Age 2009 Short Line of the Year, provides rail switching services to customers in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Pacific Harbor Line Signs 5-Year Union Contract

The Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL), an Anacostia Rail Holdings Co. subsidiary, has signed a new five-year labor agreement with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET).

PHL Promotes Company Stalwart Perri to VP

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) has promoted Stephane Perri to Vice President.

PHL Releases Showcase Video

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) recently released a video showcasing its “commitment to its critical role in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the first and last mile of the global economy.”

Perri promoted at PHL

Pacific Harbor Line (PHL), an Anacostia & Pacific switching and terminal railroad, has promoted Stephane Perri to General Superintendent. He will be directing all transportation operations in his new role.

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Port OKs Toyota plans for green Long Beach terminal

A major automotive customer of Southern California’s Port of Long Beach will redevelop its transloading marine center in a bid to improve the hub’s efficiency.

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Superintendents honor PHL’s Flores

Eric Flores, trainmaster at Pacific Harbor Line, received the 2018 “Ones to Watch Award” given by the American Association of Railroad Superintendents.

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Progress Rail, PHL showcase Tier 4 switcher

Progress Rail and Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL) on Oct. 2 showcased the U.S. EPA Tier 4-certified EMD24B switcher locomotive at the Port of Long Beach for port officials attending the American Association of Port Authorities 2017 convention.

Pacific Harbor Line adds VP Hoye

Stephen Hoye has been appointed vice president of Pacific Harbor Line by parent Anacostia Rail Holdings, effective in early August.