WASHINGTON – August 23, 2016 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) released the following statement by Linda Bauer Darr, President ASLRRA in response to the Amtrak Board of Directors’ introduction of Wick Moorman as President and CEO of Amtrak, succeeding Joe Boardman.
ASLRRA Receives DOT Technology Grant for PTC Implementation
WASHINGTON, DC - August 16, 2016 - The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has received a grant from FY2-16 Railroad Safety Technology Grant Funds, made available through the Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration. The $2.5 million dollar grant will support the development and implementation of a back-office product that delivers Positive Train Control (PTC). The product will be made available to all short line and regional railroads.
WASHINGTON – July 25, 2016 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) reports that the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Act, commonly known as 45G, has attracted its 2,000th congressional cosponsor since its first introduction in 2004.