The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) presented President’s Safety Awards to 10 members at its Central and Pacific Region Meeting, held Oct. 25-27 in Milwaukee, Wis.
Terminal Railroad Association of St Louis
The 133-year-old Merchants Bridge, which spans the Mississippi River at St. Louis and links Missouri and Illinois, officially reopened to rail traffic Sept. 15, following completion of a $222 million replacement project. Owned and operated by the Terminal Railroad Association (TRRA), the bridge serves six Class I railroads and Amtrak.
The $222 million project to replace the St. Louis Regional Freightway Merchants Bridge that links Missouri and Illinois near downtown St. Louis is nearing completion, as the third and final new steel bridge truss has been floated into place.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) was among those responding to the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) call for comments on issues regarding First-Mile/Last-Mile (FMLM) service; the deadline was Dec. 17.
The St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2022 Priority Projects List features 21 projects worth $2.75 billion that “represent key infrastructure needs of the manufacturing and logistics industries in the Eastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois area.” Many are rail-specific or rail-related. The most important is a major project to replace the Merchants Memorial Mississippi Rail Bridge, constructed in 1889.
The Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) has selected a cloud-based crew management system from PS Technology (PST).
The American Short Line Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) as its 2020 Veterans Engagement Award winner for “focused and sustained efforts to recruiting veterans for employment, and for the railroad’s efforts beyond their workforce in supporting U.S. Veterans and their families in their community.”
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) is embarking on a new chapter under new President Ron Tindall, while the legacy of predecessor Mike McCarthy will have a lasting impact on the organization and the bi-state St. Louis region.
Railway Age’s 2020 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year are the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) and Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N), respectively. Delmarva Central Railroad Company (DCR) and Vermont Rail System (VRS), respectively, earned Short Line and Regional Honorable Mentions.
Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) has contracted with CloudMoyo for the company’s Operational Testing System (OTS), which will be deployed across the entire railroad for safety and regulatory compliance.