ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE AUGUST 2023 ISSUE: JULY 2023 marked the 10-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster in Quebec, Canada, the most tragic railroad accident in the modern freight railroad era.
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OmniTRAX affiliate Panhandle Northern Railway (PNR) and the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) recently held a two-day railroad emergency response training in Borger, Tex., that combined a classroom-based emergency preparedness, reporting and response exercise with a simulated drill for first responders and railroad staff.
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has appointed Ryan Risdon to the new position of Manager, Program Support.
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE MAY 2023 ISSUE: The question on the table is: “What is the biggest challenge facing the North American freight rail industry, and how can it be addressed?” The
ASLRRA PERSPECTIVE, RAILWAY AGE APRIL 2023 ISSUE: It has been a tumultuous two months of railroad reporting, commentary, and legislative and regulatory proposals since the derailment in East Palestine, Ohio—some factual, some speculative,
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has appointed a new Vice Chairman of its Executive Board of Directors: Justin Broyles, Executive Vice President, Commercial Affairs at R.J. Corman Railroad Group. He will serve a three-year term.
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has completed its first Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) program, providing hazardous materials incident-response training to a combined group of employees from the New
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) reports the passing of David Buccolo, former General Manager of the Central California Traction Company and Hazmat Instructor with the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI). Also, Cummins Inc. promotes Andreas Lippert to Vice President-New Power Engineering, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in San Francisco appoints Andrew B. Fremier as Executive Director.
Limited spots available in Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) leadership training. Also, the OneRail Coalition sends letters to lawmakers encouraging strong support for rail in appropriations packages; and American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) members receive preferred pricing on drug and alcohol testing services with Spark TS (previously Spark Training Solutions).
Recently, I was honored to receive the OneRail Coalition’s newly established Canby Award. Named for the Coalition’s founder and former director, Anne Canby, the award recognizes an individual’s “dedication to preserving and