GWI's Willamette & Pacific Railroad (W&P) won the ASLRRA President's Award for best 2009 safety performance in the 150,000-250,000 employee-hours category.
railroads received Jake Awards with Distinction from the ASLRRA for completing 2009 with zero FRA-reportable injuries.
This marks only the second time that a railroad has won two ASLRRA
Now in its fourth year, the ASLRRA
Safety Awards program has become the standard by which all short line and regional railroads are measured.
Loftus joins RailAmerica after serving nine years as ASLRRA
president and 23 years with the FRA, ending his government career in the Executive Director's position.
FORT WORTH, Texas and WASHINGTON, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) and the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA
) today announced at the ASLRRA
annual meeting and convention that BNSF will be the provider of choice for technical training for all short line railroad employees whose railroads are members of the ASLRRA
The TRRA is the third largest switching railroad in the ASLRRA
, and after 110 years of service, the 300 employees of the Terminal Railroad Association of St.
Frank Turner, President of ASLRRA
, in a letter to Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta said, "Our members do not have as large an operating relationship with Amtrak as the Class 1 railroads.
Turner presented the 2002 ASLRRA
Legislative Achievement Award to the United Transportation Union National Legislative Director, James M.
I have sincerely enjoyed my tenure with ASLRRA
," said Turner.
MRL) since 1987, was the selection committee's choice of the twenty entries submitted by ASLRRA
In addition, a total of nine other RailAmerica railroads were recognized for safety by the ASLRRA