The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission has approved distribution of $31.3 million for 26 freight rail improvement projects through the Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP).
R.J. Corman Railroad Group
R.J. Corman Railroad Co. has officially acquired Owego and Harford Railway (OHRY), Lehigh Railway (LRWY), and Luzerne and Susquehanna Railway (LS) as well as short line transload service provider TranZ.
Kevin Shuba, who has served as CEO of OmniTRAX since 2013, has accepted a new role with the short line railroad and transportation management company’s parent organization, The Broe Group. R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC has appointed Michael Donfris as Chief Financial Officer.
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC has finalized an agreement to acquire Owego & Harford Railway, Inc. (OHRY), Lehigh Railway, LLC (LRWY), and Luzerne & Susquehanna Railway Company (LS), as well as short line transload service provider TranZ.
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC Senior Vice President Noel Rush is retiring after more than 23 years with the company.
R. J. Corman Switching Company, LLC was awarded a contract to be the switching and transloading provider for the 137-acre multi-modal Hempstead Logistics Park owned by McAlister Assets and operated by RCR Rail Co. The Union Pacific-served logistics park is in Hempstead, Texas, approximately 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.
R.J. Corman Railroad Switching Company announced March 19 that it has begun operations for two new customers: New-Indy Containerboard, and a company described as “a market leader in the manufacturing of roofing granules [that] become part of roofing materials seen on millions of homes in the United States.”
Short line operator and rail services provider R. J. Corman Railroad Group appointed two longtime Class I railroad executives to its board of directors.
R. J. Corman Switching Company, LLC was awarded work as the automotive loading provider at four of Toyota’s North American’s locations: Georgetown, Ky., Tupelo, Miss., Princeton, Ind., and San Antonio, Texas.
Brian Miller, president of R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC, has announced his resignation as he moves on to pursue other interests.