AUGUST 2020:Jackson Glozer takes us on a trip down the historic Rochester & Southern Railroad, connecting the urban center of Rochester, N.Y, with the salt mine at Retsof and the Norfolk Southern interchange at Silver Springs. All this and more in the August issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!
Amtrak has reached a major milestone in Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation on all Amtrak-owned or controlled tracks. The final piece of the project recently concluded with installation on approximately one mile of slow-speed track in the complex Chicago terminal.
Work to rehabilitate the yard tracks, buildings and other essential railroad infrastructure has been proceeding at a brisk pace at the East Broad Top Railroad in Orbisonia, Pa. Dormant since 2011, the railroad was purchased by The EBT Foundation, Inc., in February 2020.
Extending from urban Rochester, New York, to the lush farm fields and rural landscapes of western New York State, the Genesee & Wyoming-owned Rochester & Southern Railroad operates the line that launched this short line conglomerate.