Koppers Inc.

Koppers taps Gross as VP for Railroad Products and Services

Koppers Inc. has appointed Travis Gross to serve as the manufacturer’s vice president, Railroad Products and Services (RPS). The appointment went into effect April 1, 2019.

Chambers, Conlon and Hartwell

Hanna joins Chambers, Conlon and Hartwell as partner

Channon Hanna is joining the lobbying firm of Chambers, Conlon and Hartwell (CC&H) as a partner.

Railroad bridge

Modern techniques in railroad bridge inspection and repair

A regulatory change shook up the railroad bridge industry in 2010. Now technology is doing the same thing. Everything changed in 2010. That’s when the the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published its

2018 statistics signify uptick in grade crossing collisions, trespass deaths: FRA

Railroad grade crossing collisions and rail trespass deaths saw an increase in 2018, according to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Office of Safety Analysis.

Savage Rail

RailWorks wins contract to build track for new Savage Gulf Rail yard

A subsidiary of RailWorks Corp. will build build rail infrastructure at a new storage and handling yard in Gregory, Texas.

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

ASLRRA elects Claussen as new chairman

Doc Claussen, vice chair of Gulf & Ohio Railways, Inc., is the new chair of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA).

ASLRRA honors Peter Gilbertson for service to the short line industry

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Peter A. Gilbertson, President and CEO of Anacostia Rail Holdings Company, as the recipient of the 2019 Thomas L. Schlosser Distinguished

Pennsylvania rail grant

Pennsylvania approves $1M grant to improve rail access

A Pennsylvania state agency approved a $1 million grant to improve rail access at a former Metso Minerals property in Danville, Pa.

3i Regional Rail

3i to acquire shortline and signals company Regional Rail

3i Group plc (3i) will take control of Regional Rail LLC, an owner of short-line railroads and Diamondback Signal LLC.

Port of Muskogee gains half of matching funds for rail project

The Port of Muskogee, a regional port along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Muskogee County, Okla., is the recipient of a $3 million out-of-cycle economic development grant from the City