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Eastern/Southern – 9/26 - 9/28
Central/Pacific – 10/25 - 10/27
General Counsel/Finance & Administration – 10/25 - 10/27

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Industry Awards

ASLRRA Awards were presented and Short Line Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees were honored at ASLRRA’s Conference & Exhibition on May 2, 2022

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July 26-28, 2022
General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) Training

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ASLRRA Member Railroads Successfully Compete for FY21 CRISI Grants

WASHINGTON – June 2, 2022 – Today the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the selection of grant recipients for the Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program. Many short line projects were among the recipients, and an ASLRRA-member short line – the Lake State Railway Company in Saginaw, Michigan – was the location chosen by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today to officially announce the awards.

ASLRRA Announces 2022 Safety Person and Safety Professional of the Year

ST. LOUIS – May 2, 2022 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has announced its selection of two individuals for their decades-long dedication to railroad safety. ASLRRA is pleased to honor Nathaniel Mazo, General Manager, Ohio Division, OmniTRAX as the Safety Person of the Year, and Ross Grantham, Chief Operating Officer, Pioneer Lines as the Safety Professional of the Year. The awards were presented today at ASLRRA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition in St. Louis, Missouri.

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ASLRRA Provides Written Testimony for U.S. House T & I Hearing – Examining Rail Safety

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022 - ASLRRA submitted comments for the record outlining the many ways that ASLRRA supports its members in enhancing safety practices and advocates for the industry on Capitol Hill and with regulating bodies to advance safety rules and regulations with known safety benefits and to foster – not hinder – technology and operational practices that improve rail safety.