Short Lines and Regional Railroads

Short Lines and Regional Railroads

In-depth news coverage of the short line railroad shipping industry.

Commentary

Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.

News & Analysis

02 Oct 2019
The Port of New Orleans says the integration of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad into the port provides shippers with a one-stop solution that can offer a more fluid way to move their cargo.
03 Jun 2019
With uncertainty surrounding US-Mexico relations, including threats of border shutdowns, tariffs and a Congressional showdown the US-Mexico-Canada agreement (USMCA-NAFTA 2), shippers are expressing more interest in all-water options to bypass any congestion on the border.
22 May 2019
Group Mexico’s purchase of Florida East Coast Railway has opened up new opportunities for Florida ports to court all-water service from Mexico to bypass the congestion of Texas border crossings.