PAS, VRS Hoosick Jct. Interchange Realignment Project On Track

PAS, VRS Hoosick Jct. Interchange Realignment Project On Track

A key interchange point and an occasional operational challenge for the Vermont Rail System and the Pan Am Southern located at Hoosick Jct., NY, is undergoing a makeover that will allow more streamlined operations and increased efficiency in the swapping of cars. Pan Am Southern has taken on the Hoosick Junction Expansion Phase 2 project, building […]

Amtrak-Funded Helicopter Tree Trimming Operation Wrapped Up in Vermont…

Beginning in July 2020, the South Carolina-based company, Rotor Blade LLC, began a 190-mile project along the New England Central Railroad (NECR) mainline at East Northfield, MA, that will reduce the number of overhanging trees on the railroad right-of-way. Amtrak has spent $1.2 million for the work that includes the aerial cutting by Rotor Blade […]

VRS, VAOT, Inaugurate Middlebury Tunnel

VRS, VAOT, Inaugurate Middlebury Tunnel

 On Friday, 18.September, four years of planning and site preparation came to fruition as a 10-week construction blitz allowed the reopening of VTR’s new 360-foot Middlebury Rail Tunnel. The new prefab tunnel not only improves rail service by increasing clearances on the main route from Rutland to Burlington.  The project was also designed to improve […]

G&M: New VRS Entity To Supersede NEGS

VRS Network Parent Trans Rail Holding Co., Files With STB To Acquire NEGS Assets, And Rename It As Merrimack & Grafton Railroad Corp.

G&M: New VRS Entity To Supersede NEGS

VRS Network Parent Trans Rail Holding Co., Files With STB To Acquire NEGS Assets, And Rename It As Merrimack & Grafton Railroad Corp.

VRS: Middlebury Reroutes Delayed

VTRANS Halts Progress on Middlebury Tunnel Project Before Detours Go into Effect. VRS Crew Qualifications on NECR Suspended; Five Leased Locomotives in Burlington With no Work.

VRS: Middlebury Reroutes Delayed

VTRANS Halts Progress on Middlebury Tunnel Project Before Detours Go into Effect. VRS Crew Qualifications on NECR Suspended; Five Leased Locomotives in Burlington With no Work.

VRS: ALCO #405 Into Winter Service For Customer

While Primary Power Running Flat-Out on PAR Detour Duty, ALCO Excursion Power Comes Out of Hibernation to Serve Local Customer.

VRS: ALCO #405 Into Winter Service For Customer

While Primary Power Running Flat-Out on PAR Detour Duty, ALCO Excursion Power Comes Out of Hibernation to Serve Local Customer.

VRS: VT Western Corridor Detour Starts In May

GVRS and NECR to Connect on Summer-Long Detour Around Middlebury Tunnel. Rutland - Burlington Traffic to Add 24 Hours. Crew Issues Unresolved.

VRS: VT Western Corridor Detour Starts In May

GVRS and NECR to Connect on Summer-Long Detour Around Middlebury Tunnel. Rutland – Burlington Traffic to Add 24 Hours. Crew Issues Unresolved.