Short line and regional railroads operate 38% of the nation's rail network. For large areas of rural and small town America, short line and regional railroads are the only way shippers can stay connected to the national network, helping businesses and employment stay local.
Rail movement is efficient and cost effective, enabling competitive access to the national and world economy for thousands of companies. One of every four rail cars moving on the national network is handled by a short line, providing the first and last mile for a wide variety of goods from energy products, to industrial products, to finished consumer goods.
ASLRRA provides the framework and support for our members to ensure compliance and a strong safety culture through our programming, and the Safety Institute respectively. ASLRRA’s elite staff of industry experts provides representation in Congress and in the regulatory agencies to ensure our voices are heard, and our achievements recognized.
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The ASLRRA is pleased to offer flexible training options that fit your busy schedule with our live and pre-recorded webinars. ASLRRA webinars will help you stay current on industry issues and acquire new skills!
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The Short Line Safety Institute is proud to offer webinars that will help keep you up to date on the latest safety regulation as well tips and tools to keep your railroad injury free! Please visit our website for upcoming and previously recorded webinars.
WASHINGTON – July 26, 2018 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) today released an economic impact report, prepared by the professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Analysis in the report demonstrates that the short line industry, although small by some definitions, is mighty in its contributions to the U.S. economy.
WASHINGTON DC – May 10, 2018 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has entered into an agreement with Herzog Technologies, Inc. (HERZOG) to provide Positive Train Control (PTC) support to its members.