Rep. Courtney visits NECR to view upgrade progress

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT-02) visited the New England Central Railroad (NECR) near Stafford Springs, Ct., on Oct. 22, to view progress the shortline has made to upgrade the rail line between

Chicago South Shore earns ASLRRA safety award

Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad’s safety record in 2017 was recognized with the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association’s (ASLRRA) prestigious President’s Award.

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Presidio International Rail Bridge

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Texas Pacifico Transportation, LTD. (TXPF) held a groundbreaking event Oct. 22 for the reconstruction of the international rail bridge at Presidio, Texas.

BNSF selects Kiamichi Railroad as ‘Shortline of the Year’

BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) has selected Kiamichi Railroad Company as its 2018 ‘Shortline of the Year’ during its annual Shortline Conference.

Loram hosts Rep. Emmer for tour, town hall

Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., hosted U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN-6) for a tour and town hall session on Oct. 16.

Short Line Safety Institute awarded $2.4M FY18 grant

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded the Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) with a $2.4 million grant, which officials said will allow the institute to enhance safety practices and increase the

Upgrade for Northern Lines crossings

A Midwest shortline operator will see grade crossings upgraded, per plans by a state transportation office.

Hudson Bay Rail update: All washouts repaired

Work to repair all washouts along the Hudson Bay Railway line has been completed less than six weeks after Arctic Gateway Group LP took possession of the rail line connecting The Pas

Glacier Rail Park opens in Kalispell

State and local officials gathered in Kalispell, Mont., on Oct. 8 to celebrate the grand opening of the Glacier Rail Park.

ASLRRA, Rockwell Collins partner on PTC

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has selected Rockwell Collins to assist tenant short lines in creating safety-related documentation required to obtain permission to operate over a host railroad’s