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.

G&W: Dispatch Center To Stay In St. Albans

Genessee & Wyoming is Proposing to Move its American Rail Dispatching Center (ARDC) within St. Albans to a Brand New Facility in Redeveloped Former Mill. But Move Depends on Public Support.

G&W: Dispatch Center To Stay In St. Albans

Genessee & Wyoming is Proposing to Move its American Rail Dispatching Center (ARDC) within St. Albans to a Brand New Facility in Redeveloped Former Mill. But Move Depends on Public Support.

Vermont: “Perfect Storm” Causes System Meltdown

CN Strike Hangover, Early-Season Snowstorms, and Crew Shortages Hold Up Vermont Freight, Cram Yards, and Blow Up Schedules During Two-Week Cleanup.

CN Strike Hangover, Early-Season Snowstorms, and Crew Shortages Hold Up Vermont Freight, Cram Yards, and Blow Up Schedules During Two-Week Cleanup.