FECR operates about 350 miles of track along the east coast of Florida, and TRAC has an active fleet of more than 267,000 chassis.
Short Lines and Regional Railroads
In-depth news coverage of the short line railroad shipping industry.
News & Analysis
15 Feb 2017
20 Dec 2016
In the past year, busy terminals and traffic on roads connecting to the ports have left truck drivers waiting in hours-long lines to drop off and/or pick up a single load at Miami’s three container terminals.
14 Dec 2016
APM Terminals has agreed to sell its UK container trucking and transport unit Pentalver to US railroad company Genesee & Wyoming.
18 Nov 2016
City officials have dropped the idea of selling the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, but are continuing to explore the possibility of a public-private partnership for the short line that handles switching for the port’s six Class I railroads.
15 Aug 2016
The move will help G&W, a railway highly dependent on now-slumping carload traffic, tap into an intermodal customer base via connections to Class I carriers moving cargo to and from the East Coast’s busiest port terminals in New York and New Jersey.
12 Jul 2016
The city of New Orleans is again exploring the sale of the port’s switching railroad.
18 May 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and Florida East Coast Railway President and CEO Jim Hertwig sat down at the 16th TPM Conference to chat about the impact of the expanded Panama Canal on Florida ports and transport firms, the FECR’s new e-commerce platform, and the future of shipping refrigerated products in South Florida.
05 May 2016
North American intermodal volume growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2016.