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ASLRRA recognizes 308 Jake Award winners More than 300 shortline and regional railroads earned Jake Awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) for their safety performance in 2016.

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The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has taken educational training on the road. Using presentations and interactive workshops, SLSI has presented its Ten Core Elements of Safety Culture to more than 90 participants this spring.   Presentations...
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The Association of American Railroads (AAR) filed comments with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) on June 12, detailing the importance of preserving North American trade relationships to freight railroads. One of the...
aslrra-recognizes-308-jake-award-winners
More than 300 shortline and regional railroads earned Jake Awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) for their safety performance in 2016. ASLRRA explains that to be honored with a Jake Award,...
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The Atlantic and Western Railway (ATW) announced the opening of a Choice Terminal™ bulk transload facility in Sanford, N.C. ATW is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI). Choice Terminals are operated by GWI railroads...
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President Donald Trump joined U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary Elaine Chao and other infrastructure stakeholders at USDOT's headquarters to close out Infrastructure Week and push the regulatory reform element of his infrastructure plan.   "We are...

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Severe flooding and washout conditions have caused OminTRAX Inc. to suspend operations June 9 on northern segment of the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR) between Amery and Churchill, Manitoba. HBR has been unable to operate to Churchill...
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The Port of New Orleans will acquire the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad under an agreement between the city of New Orleans, the port and the railroad. Stakeholders say the move is expected to give the...
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Gary Griswell of GE Transportation was honored with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association's Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented on an annual basis to recognize an individual for long-term,...
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HNTB Corporation has added two positive train control (PTC) experts "to assist transit and rail clients in moving toward compliance" of the 2018 implementation deadline.   Michael Bogonovich is a senior systems project engineer with more than...
tnw-celebrates-35th-anniversary
TNW Corporation, a Dallas-based owner-operator of shortline railroads and logistics centers, is celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2017. TNW Corporation started in 1982 as the holding company for a shortline railway, Texas North Western Railway (TXNW),...

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