Shortline / Regional

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has obligated a $2.2-million grant for the city of Tavares, Fla., to help with upgrades along a 57-mile stretch of Florida Central Railroad (FCEN) track…
California's Business, Transportation and Housing Agency has formed the California Freight Advisory Committee, which will help determine the state's plans for freight-related transportation investments in California.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has made $474 million available for the fifth round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.
A six-year, $12.62-billion construction program in Illinois has been put in place, which includes public transit and rail projects throughout the state.
The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) has named Pacific Harbor Line (PHL) Veterans Employer of the Year for its "exemplary contribution in hiring our American heroes, our veterans."
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has put together a special panel tasked with examining the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how…
Continental Rail Corp., a holding company formed to acquire and operate shortline and regional railroads, named Ambassador Ned Siegel to its board of directors.
HollyFrontier Corporation and Holly Energy Partners, L.P., are collaborating to construct a rail facility that will enable crude oil loading and unloading near HollyFrontier's Artesia and/or Lovington, N. M. refining…
Minnesota Prairie Line proves it takes more than a history of challenges, an end in service and the threat of abandonment to keep a dedicated shortline down.
President Obama released his fiscal year 2014 budget on April 10 and included $77 million for the U.S. Department of Transportation. The figure is six percent above the FY 2012…
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