PAR: New ANRP Pan Am “East End” Map (‘Keag – Ayer)

PAR: New ANRP Pan Am “East End” Map (‘Keag – Ayer)

New comprehensive map of PAR Main Line Mattawamkeag ME – Ayer MA Following a suggestion from an ANRP subscriber, we will provide access to these comprehensive maps in each article concerning the Pan Am trackage. Maps and captions are derived from STB filings. Additional reference: PAS System comprehensive map CSX-PAR Transaction comprehensive STB proceedings Get […]

SLWX: Ocean Salt Flows North by Rail

UPSTART ROAD SALT DISTRIBUTOR USES RAIL TO PUSH OCEAN SALT INTO NORTHERN STATES 

SLWX: Ocean Salt Flows North by Rail

20.January, East Providence RI — A short string of covered hoppers headed out behind the P&W, loaded with salt drayed from Fall River MA, and bound for Shelburne VT — and on the way changing everything that’s known about sourcing road salt in New England. Upstart salt distributor Saltine Warrior has carved a new rail-based […]

PAS: New ANRP Pan Am Southern Reference Maps

PAS: New ANRP Pan Am Southern Reference Maps

New comprehensive maps of PAS Following a suggestion from an ANRP subscriber, we will provide access to these comprehensive maps in each article concerning the Pan Am Southern trackage. Maps and captions are derived from STB filings. Additional reference PAR East End (‘Keag-Ayer) comprehensive map CSX-PAR Transaction comprehensive STB proceedings Get your glasses, or click […]

MC: Two New VPs

MC: Two New VPs

20.March, Hyannis MA – Massachusetts Coastal Railroad President and COO Christopher Podgurski announced two senior appointments: Eric Ciborowski returns as Vice President of Railroad Operations, after serving at the MBTA since 2014. Ciborowski brings over 18 Years of Railroad experience, with specific concentrations to Mechanical, Compliance, and Safety Training. Podgurski appreciates Ciborowski’s “no-nonsense approach [that] […]

CSX: The Empire Writes Back

CSX: The Empire Writes Back

18.March, Washington DC – CSX (“Applicants”) responded swiftly to the slew of objections filed with the STB last week by heavyweight stakeholders (see PAR SALE: Objections Pick Up Steam). APPLICANTS’ RESPONSE TO INITIAL COMMENTS {STB 301772.pdf} avoids the strident tone of some objectors’ criticisms. It does assuage the one near-universal complaint that the proposed schedule is […]

CSX: Basics of the PAR Acquisition

NEED-TO-KNOW INFO ABOUT THE CSX FILING TO ACQUIRE PAR: BASIC STRATEGY, HOW IT'S GONNA WORK, STB FILINGS

CSX: Basics of the PAR Acquisition

26.February, Washington DC – CSX filed with the Surface Transportation Board an APPLICATION to acquire Pan Am. Docketed as No. FD 36472, five other documents under that docket, plus one other related filing (Docket# AB 1312) were posted to the STB website at the same time as the APPLICATION. Many additional filings are expected. Editor’s […]

HRRC/MNCR: Beacon Line Rights and Lefts

HOUSATONIC RAILROAD AND METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAIL (MTA) BRING STB INTO BEACON LINE DISPOSAL ISSUE

HRRC/MNCR: Beacon Line Rights and Lefts

Editor’s Note: This article covers two related filings under STB Docket AB_1311: MNCR’s 08.February filing, and HRRC’s 12.February response. To lend clarity to our reporting of these proceedings, we begin with some particulars of the property: Ownership and operation The line does not carry revenue passenger service, but connects MNCR’s three Hudson-east commuter lines: the Hudson […]

NJDOT: Awards $29 Million for 2021 RFAP Projects

TEN PROJECTS WILL GENERATE TOTAL $52 MILLION IN WORK

NJDOT: Awards $29 Million for 2021 RFAP Projects

10.February, Trenton NJ – NJDOT granted 10 awards to fund projects in 19 counties throughout the state. The $29 million in state grants will leverage an additional $23 million from railroad owners and operators, bringing the total investment of these 10 projects to more than $52 million. Sponsor Project name County location Total prj cost […]

G&W: Industrial Development Program Adds 47,000 Carloads

G&W DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM YIELDS BIG RESULTS

G&W: Industrial Development Program Adds 47,000 Carloads

11.February, Darien CT – Genesee & Wyoming Inc. implemented 45 new industrial development projects in 2020, representing $1.6 billion in customer investments, and estimated to add more than 800 new jobs in communities served by G&W railroads. Highlights of the 2020 wins by G&W-owned railroads include new facilities for shipping automobiles in Fort Wayne IN, […]

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