R.J. Corman

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.

Railway Age recognized the R.J. Corman Railroad Company/Memphis Line (RJCM; top left) as its Short Line Railroad of the Year, and Lake State Railway (LSRC, top right) as its Regional Railroad of the Year for 2021. The Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad (BIPR, bottom left) and Grenada Railroad (GRYR) each earned a Short Line Honorable Mention.

RJCM, LSRC, BIPR, GRYR Accept Railway Age Awards

The R.J. Corman Railroad Company/Memphis Line (RJCM) and Lake State Railway (LSRC) accepted Railway Age’s 2021 Short Line & Regional Railroads of the Year Awards at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Annual Conference & Exhibition in Phoenix, Ariz., on Nov. 18; the Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad (BIPR) and Grenada Railroad (GRYR) received Short Line Honorable Mentions.

R.J. Corman Rebrands Transloading Business

R.J. Corman Railroad Company is rebranding its transloading business as “Transload Connect,” and has signed on RSI Logistics to market the service and serve as a third-party operator at select locations.

Shannon Drown, Assistant Vice President of Commercial Development, Railroads, R.J. Corman Railroad Co. (left); KiSeok Jeon, Vice President and Director of Digital Transformation, STV
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People News: R.J. Corman; STV

R.J. Corman Railroad Co. has elevated Shannon Drown to Assistant Vice President of Commercial Development, Railroads. In addition, KiSeok Jeon has joined STV as Vice President and Director of Digital Transformation.