Watco recently took control of the Eureka Transload Terminal in Montana, bringing its total North American terminal count to 77.
The American Short Line and Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announces new and outgoing Board members. Also, Luminator Technology Group appoints Magnus Friberg as CEO.
Watco’s Safe Performance Center (SPC) recently added six new FRA Type II locomotive simulators to its lab, the short line holding company announced in the November 2023 issue of its magazine, The Dispatch.
The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) presented President’s Safety Awards to members at its Central and Pacific Region Meeting, held Sept. 26-28 in Long Beach, Calif., and at its Eastern and Southern Region Meeting, held Nov. 7-9 in Lexington, Ky.
RAILWAY AGE, NOVEMBER 2023 ISSUE: Since 2017, Railway Age has celebrated women leaders who break down barriers and create opportunities for the next generation. This year, 23 honorees and five honorable mentions were selected from more than 100 Women in Rail awards candidates by judges Barbara Wilson and KellyAnne Gallagher, with input from the Railway Age staff. These visionaries from all levels of North American railroading are not only excelling in their respective fields, but also making an impact in the historically male-dominated freight, transit and supply sectors; supporting and inspiring more women to join the industry; and serving their communities. Congratulations to these women whose accomplishments are presented here.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a report and three safety recommendations on shoving movements following its investigation of the Oct. 29, 2021, accident involving a Watco Dock and Rail LLC (WDRL) conductor killed when a train collided with a combination vehicle at a grade crossing in Houston, Tex.
Railway Age’s 2023 Women in Rail awards program recognizes 23 women who not only excel at leadership but also serve the community and drive industry change, paving the way for the next generation of railroaders.
Transportation and logistics provider Watco has released its 2022 Sustainability Report covering environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.
After more than a year in production, Watco’s newly commissioned battery-powered switching locomotives are receiving high marks as they “outperform original assumptions around functionality and sustainability,” the short line holding company announced in the October 2023 issue of its magazine, The Dispatch.
Watco opens a new warehouse and logistics operating center in Arkansas. Also, Sandersville Railroad (SRR) adds another customer to its list of Hanson Spur users in Georgia.