RJC: Crosses NY Border With Three Acquisitions

R.J. Corman Acquires Three Shortlines Along PA/NY Border.

RJC: Crosses NY Border With Three Acquisitions

19.August, Nicholasville KY – R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC finalized an agreement to acquire Owego and Harford Railway (OHRY), Lehigh Railway (LRWY), and Luzerne and Susquehanna Railway (LS), as well as TranZ, a transload service provider operating on the short line railroads. The three short line railroads haul a variety of freight including sand, drill cuttings, scrap, feed […]

CP: Restores Five-Day Weekly Service For Plattsburgh NY

Shippers Call in Big Guns to Negotiate Adequate Rail Service.

CP: Restores Five-Day Weekly Service For Plattsburgh NY

17.August, Plattsburgh NY — CP #D11 train resumed five-day local service, in response to a rebellion by local rail-served businesses and their political representatives. Prior to the CVD-19 pandemic, CP had reduced Plattsburgh service from five to three days weekly, with no specific reason provided at the time, according to members of South Junction Enterprises, an […]

PAR: Deal Rolls Along In Office Car Special

Par Sale Takes Shape on "Where's Waldo?" OCS Run. BOD and Changing Cast of Rival Rail Execs Pull Out of XO; Empty Train Pulls into ED.

PAR: Deal Rolls Along In Office Car Special

This report is based on live sightings by R&P staff, and reports from R&P exclusive sources. 14.July, Ayer MA – The Pan Am Office Car Special (OCS-14) departed Ayer at 0930 hrs headed west. Consist was MEC 1 (a/k/a “PAR 1”), MEC 2 (“PAR 2”), ST 103 (“Syd Culliford”), ST 102 (“Bluebird”), ST 101, ST […]

CSX/CN: Impasse Over Connection Rights

CSXT, CN Fail to Agree on STB Condition of Approval for Massena Lines Sale, Based on FGLK Petition for Future Connecting Rights. Consummation of Sale in Question.

CSX/CN: Impasse Over Connection Rights

CSXT, CN Fail to Agree on STB Condition of Approval for Massena Lines Sale, Based on FGLK Petition for Future Connecting Rights. Consummation of Sale in Question.

MTA, MBTA: High CVD-19 Casualty Rates Among Workers

Fifty-Nine MTA Workers Lost to Coronavirus. CEO Foye Among >1500 Sick Employees. Agency to Support Bereaved Families with Enhanced $500k Death Benefit Payment.

Fifty-Nine MTA Workers Lost to Coronavirus. CEO Foye Among >1500 Sick Employees. Agency to Support Bereaved Families with Enhanced $500k Death Benefit Payment.

PAS: Hoosac Fix Delay Spurs New IM/Auto Detour

With Hoosac Tunnel Repairs Now Expected to Run Through March, NS Moves to Unlock Intermodal/Autorack Logjam with New Whitehall NY - Millers Falls MA Detour on CP/VRS/NECR.

PAS: Hoosac Fix Delay Spurs New IM/Auto Detour

With Hoosac Tunnel Repairs Now Expected to Run Through March, NS Moves to Unlock Intermodal/Autorack Logjam with New Whitehall NY – Millers Falls MA Detour on CP/VRS/NECR.

FGLK: Presses STB For Rights In Massena Sale

Finger Lakes Adds Weight to Argument for STB to Grant Limited Massena Line Trackage Rights Over CSX and Fulton-South.

Finger Lakes Adds Weight to Argument for STB to Grant Limited Massena Line Trackage Rights Over CSX and Fulton-South.

SNC: Equipment Moved As Line’s Fate Lingers In Limbo

Saratoga & North Creek Railroad's Prized Locomotives Head To Battenkill Railroad. SNC Line's Fate Murky As Court Battle Delays STB Decision on State Trail Request.

SNC: Equipment Moved As Line’s Fate Lingers In Limbo

Saratoga & North Creek Railroad’s Prized Locomotives Head To Battenkill Railroad. SNC Line’s Fate Murky As Court Battle Delays STB Decision on State Trail Request.

CSX: PSR Operational Changes Enumerated

There has been a lot of Discussion Lately about the Results and Effects of CSX's Implementation of Precision Scheduled Railroading. To Kick Off a Broad Analysis of that Operating Philosophy's Impact Upon Rail Activity in ANRP's Region, We Begin with a Basic Then-And-Now Review of CSX Train Operations.

CSX: PSR Operational Changes Enumerated

Precision Scheduled Railroading has generated promises, alarm, financial results, and angst – but what has it meant on the ground for customers? An examination of CSX regional train operation changes since PSR’s implementation indicates that road “manifest” and intermodal trains have been combined and lengthened, but local freights are running about the same. Syracuse NY […]