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Short Lines Get Grants for Ohio Projects

Five short line railroads will receive federal grants to help pay for infrastructure projects in Ohio.

One of the largest awards, $4.1 million, will be used by the Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway for rail replacement and track rehabilitation. 202 more words

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OLI Launches Rail Safety Week

Operation Lifesaver launched its annual Rail Safety Week on Monday with a series of events and activities designed to highlight safe behavior on and near railroad property. 119 more words

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Cleveland Short Line Gets ORDC Grant

The Ohio Rail Development Commission has awarded a grant worth up to $300,000 to repair a culvert near Solon located on the Cleveland & Cuyahoga Railway. 208 more words

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Group Seeking to Save ex-B&O GP30

A Cincinnati group is seeking to raise $35,000 to save from scrapping a former Chessie System GP30.

The Cincinnati Scenic Railway is up against an Oct. 121 more words

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NS CEO Extols the Virtues of PSR

Norfolk Southern CEO touted the virtues of precision scheduled railroading this week during a presentation to investors, crowing about how the railroad is doing more with less. 390 more words

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Rail Traffic Continued Swoon Last Week

U.S. rail traffic continued its downward trend during the week of Sept. 12 with even intermodal volume showing a decline.

The Association of American Railroads said total rail traffic was 474,785 carloads and intermodal units, down 9.9 percent compared with the same week in 2019. 143 more words

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3 Arrested in R&N Theft Case

Police in Hamburg, Pennsylvania, have arrested three men in connection with the theft of wire from a Reading & Northern railroad yard.

The arrests came two nights after the theft of copper and aluminum cables from the yard, which also houses the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum. 48 more words

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