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Outdated and unfair regulations leave shippers with no choice but to pay the excessive rates of their sole railroad.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

13 Sep 2017
Primary rail providers have said they are metering cargo even for routes that are operating normally.
06 Sep 2017
Shortline, port operators are owned by the same investment group.
05 Sep 2017
Terms of the 50-50 joint venture were not disclosed.
28 Jul 2017
Port CEO Brandy Christian called the agreement a “win-win”.
08 Jun 2017
The future of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad has been a top concern of port officials and businesses for nearly two years.
05 May 2017
APM Terminals, the Maersk Group’s port arm, has completed the sale of Pentalver.
07 Apr 2017
City officials move forward with a concession agreement that port businesses oppose.
28 Mar 2017
The acquisition, announced Tuesday, must still pass muster with regulators in the United States and Mexico.