RAILWAY INTERCHANGE, OCT. 2, 2023: The National Railway Historical Society, Railway Age and Railway Track & Structures presented Class III Iowa Traction Railway with the inaugural “Outstanding Railroad Historic Preservation Award,” the
Progressive Rail Inc.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced on Oct. 3 that $6.5 million in grants are available for railroads, rail shippers, cities and counties to improve freight service that supports economic development. The funding is available through the 2022 Minnesota Rail Service Improvement (MRSI) program, which was approved during the 2021 special legislative session.
RAILWAY AGE, FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE: Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
Railway Age is honoring 20 “Fast Trackers” from a pool of more than 100 strong nominations for this year’s 20 Under 40 awards program.
According to a report in tpgonlinedaily.com, Progressive Rail wants out of the 10-year contract it signed in 2018 with the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission to run the Santa Cruz branch line, which worries Big Creek Lumber, one of its freight customers in Watsonville.
Progressive Rail is poised to take control of 83 miles of railroad owned by BNSF Railway in northwest Washington state.