The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has named Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) the winner of its 2020 Short Line Marketing Award. This is the fifth time that R&N has been honored with the award, winning previously in 2010, 2014, 2016 and 2018.
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Recently, Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) finalized an agreement to bring back passenger trains to Tamaqua’s 146-year-old train station. Now, more details have come to light.
Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) has finalized an agreement to bring back passenger trains to Tamaqua’s 146-year-old train station, including the building of a new passenger platform.
Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) has resolved its amusement tax dispute with Jim Thorpe and will resume passenger rail service to and from Jim Thorpe this spring, with the first trips coming at Winterfest on Feb. 15.
Class II Reading & Northern’s new Nesquehoning Bridge Phase 2, the product of more than 20 years of work led by Owner and CEO Andy Muller, Jr., connects the railroad’s Reading and Lehigh Divisions, “allowing for progressive, expedited moves between Reading and the Scranton area.”
Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N) broke its previous records for carloadings, freight revenue and excursion ticket sales.
Reading & Northern Railroad recently announced the promotions of Jonathan Barket to Vice President of Communications and Signals and Matthew Collins to Assistant Vice President of Communications and Signals.
Class II Reading & Northern (RBMN) has promoted two long-time employees—Dustin Berndt and Daren Geschwindt—to Vice President Motive Power and Vice President Distribution Services, respectively.
Reading & Northern has selected Chris Goetz to serve as the regional railroad’s vice president, Maintenance of Way, and Erik Yoder as assistant vice president, Real Estate.
Reading & Northern Railroad, through its sister company Reading Railroad Transfer LLC, has acquired the former Penn Foster warehouse facility in Ransom, Lackawanna County, Pa.