“Safe operations and a safety-first mentality will always be our priority,” R.J. Corman Railroad Group President and CEO Ed Quinn says. (Collage Courtesy of R.J. Corman)

R.J. Corman Holds Company-Wide Safety Week

R.J. Corman on Feb. 6-10 held its eighth-annual Safety Commitment Week to discuss “the importance of safety and building a safety-driven culture,” the company reports.

(Photograph Courtesy of R.J. Corman Railroad Group)

R.J. Corman Honors Founder’s Legacy, Supports Dana-Farber

R.J. Corman Railroad Group, in its 50th anniversary, has contributed $50,000 to the Richard J. Corman Multiple Myeloma Fund for research at Harvard’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Wimmer's collection spans more than 10,000 railroadiana artifacts with a special focus on railroad engineering memorabilia.

Small-Road Briefs: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad

R.J. Corman Rail Group donates to the Sarpy County Museum’s Wimmer Railroad Collection. Also, Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad (RBMN) breaks its records for freight traffic and excursion passenger ridership in 2022.

R.J. Corman Awarded Switching Service Operations Contract

R.J. Corman Railroad Switching Company, LLC, a subsidiary of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract to provide Sasol with switching service operations to the company’s Lake Charles Chemical Complex in Westlake, La., beginning Dec. 1.

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RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2022 ISSUE: Railway Age’s Women in Rail awards program celebrates strong women who excel at leadership, serving the community and contributing to the industry—above and beyond their day-to-day job responsibilities.

The RFCC will serve customers in Wake, Harnett and Cumberland counties.

R.J. Corman to Launch RFCC

With the purchase of a 43-mile railroad branch and the leasing of a 20-mile branch from Norfolk Southern (NS), R.J. Corman Railroad Company is launching the Raleigh and Fayetteville Railroad, LLC (RFCC), its 19th short line.

Left to right: John Penfield, The Bluegrass Railroad Museum Executive Director; William Downey R. J. Corman, Railroad Group Director - Government Affairs; and Steven Walker, The Bluegrass Railroad Museum Board Member and Volunteer.

Small-Road Briefs: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Patriot Rail

R.J. Corman Railroad Group donates hi-rail truck to The Bluegrass Railroad Museum. Also, Patriot Rail Company LLC completes acquisition of Pioneer Lines, Inc.

R.J. Corman Railroad Group has appointed Fred Mudge (pictured) to its Board of Directors.

People News: R.J. Corman Railroad Group, Sound Transit

R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, appoints Fred Mudge to Board of Directors. Also, Sound Transit appoints Eric Beckman Portfolio Services Office (PSO) Executive Director. R.J. Corman Railroad Group R. J. Corman Railroad

Yvan Caffari, outgoing member of the R.J. Corman Railroad Group Board of Directors

Caffari Stepping Down From R.J. Corman Board

Yvan Caffari is retiring from the R.J. Corman Railroad Group Board of Directors following 15 years of service.

R.J. Corman to Launch KXCG

With the purchase of two branch lines from Norfolk Southern (NS), R.J. Corman Railroad Company is launching the Knoxville and Cumberland Gap Railroad, LLC (KXCG), its 18th short line.