The Reading & Northern has named Michael Sharadin as Vice President Coal Sourcing. Sharadin, who will report to RBMN President Wayne Michel, returns to the railroad following three years as an Area
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Stella-Jones Corporation (SJC) a manufacturer and distributor of pressure-treated wood products including railroad ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial products, is a new customer of Class II Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN).
Reading & Northern (RBMN) has named Christina (Tina) Muller-Levan as Executive Vice President-Strategic Planning, effective immediately, reporting to company founder, owner and CEO Andy Muller, Jr.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is making plans to bring back automatic train operation in 2023. Also, Genesee Valley Transportation Co. (GVT) purchases 74-year-old locomotive in hopes of restoring it and returning it to the rails in Scranton for potential passenger excursions; NJ Transit introduces new cash payment option within its mobile app; and Amtrak Downeaster passengers can continue to purchase alcohol as the train passes through New Hampshire on an interim basis.
Class II Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN) took delivery of its first unit train of frac sand around 10:30 am on May 15. Norfolk Southern delivered the train to RBMN’s North Reading Yard.
The Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN) has purchased a 10-acre industrial complex in Carbon County, Pa., to use for equipment maintenance and repair as well as storage, Railway Age’s four-time Regional Railroad of the Year reported on April 21.
Following an extensive, $2.4 million overhaul, Class II Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN), Railway Age’s four-time Regional Railroad of the Year, is returning Reading Class T-1 4-8-4 Northern 2102 to the rails with four “Iron Horse Rambles” round-trip excursions between Reading and Jim Thorpe, Pa.: May 28, July 2, Aug. 13 and Sept. 3, with five classes of seating. May 28 is already sold out; tickets are going fast for the remaining three trips.
The Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN) has again surpassed its own records for freight revenue, freight traffic and excursion passenger ridership.
The Transportation Technology Center, Inc., (TTCI) has appointed Karen Carriere as Executive Director of Technical Services; Reading & Northern (RBMN) welcomes back Jim Raffa, who will be charged with market development.