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G&W’s Hellmann Railroader of the Year The 55th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year Award is Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chairman, President and CEO John C. “Jack” Hellmann, leader of the world’s largest short line and regional railroad holding company, with 122 properties in five countries operating more than 15,000 miles of rail lines.

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Whether a federal government shutdown lasts one day or for weeks or months, safety-critical functions affecting railroads are undisturbed. Agencies such as the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and Surface...
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The Central Maine & Québec Railway has named Chad Mowery as Vice President Operations, a promotion that was effective Jan. 1, and J. Wesley Logan as General Manager Operations, effective Jan. 15. Mowery joined CMQ in March 2015 as General Manager...
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Our Railroader of The Year award is the most prestigious, most highly coveted award in the railway industry. The 55th annual recipient is Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chairman, President and CEO John C. “Jack” Hellmann, leader of the world’s largest...
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Florida East Coast Railway, the regional carrier operating 350 miles of main line from Miami to Jacksonville, has a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Nate Asplund comes to FEC from the Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW), a regional...
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OmniTRAX, Inc., Board Chairman Edmond Harris is resigning after being named executive vice president of operations at CSX Corp.(CSX). "Ed Harris has been a great advocate of our transformation from a short line rail company to a comprehensive transportation and logistics...

asplund-new-head-of-florida-east-coast-rwy
Florida East Coast Railway, the regional carrier operating 350 miles of main line from Miami to Jacksonville, has a new President and Chief Executive Officer. Nate Asplund comes to FEC from the Red River Valley & Western Railroad (RRVW), a regional...
harris-departs-omnitrax-board-csx
OmniTRAX, Inc., Board Chairman Edmond Harris is resigning after being named executive vice president of operations at CSX Corp.(CSX). "Ed Harris has been a great advocate of our transformation from a short line rail company to a comprehensive transportation and logistics...
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Southco, Inc., a producer of engineered access products, has recently expanded its line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-81 Rotary Latch with Paddle Actuator. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series combines a compact...
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The 55th annual recipient of Railway Age’s Railroader of the Year Award is Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Chairman, President and CEO John C. “Jack” Hellmann, leader of the world’s largest short line and regional railroad holding company, with 122 properties...
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Port Clinton, Pa.-based Class II railroad Reading & Northern (R&N) set a business record in 2017, handling 31,175 carloads—a 15% increase over 2017, and a cumulative 50% increase over the past five years. Anthracite coal traffic played an important role. “This...

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