R.J. Corman

Team members of R. J. Corman Railroad Services Emergency. From left to right, Rob Ralcewicz, Austin Singer, Greg Feasel, Rodney Clayton, Austin Clayton, Mike Hahn, David Fields, Mike Buchanan, Colin Hill, and Tim Koon.

R.J. Corman Opens New Emergency Division in Maine

R.J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC, a subsidiary of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, has announced the establishment of a new Emergency Response Division in Waterville, Maine, which as of May 1, will provide support to customers in the Northeast region of the U.S., including Maine and surrounding states, the company reported on May 4.

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.

Part of the R.J. Corman team that helped install the new highway/rail grade crossing signals for Safety City, a safety program for second-graders run by the Lexington, Ky., Police Department. From left to right: R.J. Corman Signaling AVP of Engineering Signaling Rocky Metz; R.J. Corman Signaling General Manager Rich Barsalona; R.J. Corman Signaling Senior Systems Engineer Matthew Hamlin; R.J. Corman Railroad Services Signal Specialist Jared Lundy; R.J. Corman Railroad Services Signal Specialist Travis Lundy; R.J. Corman Railroad Services AVP of Signal Construction Larry Yeager; and R.J. Corman Railroad Services Signal Construction Ryan Hale. (Caption and Photograph Courtesy of R.J. Corman)

R.J. Corman Delivers to ‘Safety City’

R.J. Corman Signaling has donated two new highway-rail grade crossing signals to Safety City, the Lexington (Ky.) Police Department’s program to educate second-graders on traffic, pedestrian, bicycle, seatbelt and firearm safety.

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.