Shortline / Regional

Shareholders of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W) voted to approve the proposed acquisition of PWRR by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI).
Federal, state and local officials gathered on Oct. 25 for a groundbreaking of a New England Central Railroad's (NECR) that will upgrade infrastructure to accommodate freight carloads of up to…
BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) recognized the Burlington Junction Railway (BJRY) Oct. 20, naming the shortline as its 2016 “Shortline of the Year” at the company’s annual Shortline Conference.
U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will establish an Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) to serve as a critical resource for the department in framing federal policy for the…
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker issued a proclamation naming Oct. 17 to 23 Wisconsin Freight Rail Week in the state.
The government of Canada has committed more than CA$55 million (US$41.5 million) to improve safety through its new Rail Safety Improvement Program.
A nearly $30-million flood management project that will protect one of the largest employers in Columbia County, Penn., was dedicated on Oct. 11.
OmniTRAX Sand Holdings LLC, an affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc., is entering into a joint venture with Arrows Up, LLC, a provider of bulk storage and transportation solutions based in Elk…
The Bay Line Railroad, L.L.C., and the Panama City Port Authority have established an agreement allowing the railroad to run a Choice Terminal™ bulk transload facility out of the port’s…
Edward Quinn III has been appointed president and CEO of R.J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, effective Oct. 24, 2016.
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