NOVEMBER 2020: Genesee Valley Transportation hosted a ribbon-cutting for its brand new $2.6 million Von Storch locomotive repair shop facility in Scranton, Pa., on September 24. This exciting development came on the heels of its announcement of preserving a rare Alco HH660 diesel switcher. Andrew Grahl takes us trackside following the Vermont Rail detour trains over New England Central. All this and more in the November issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!

Norfolk Southern appoints Smith And Hatfield As Vice Presidents; Martínez To Retire

Norfolk Southern appoints Smith And Hatfield As Vice Presidents; Martínez To Retire

Norfolk Southern announced that its board of directors has appointed two new officers: John Hatfield is vice president corporate communications. Kathleen Smith is vice president business development and real estate, succeeding Robert Martínez, who is retiring from the company.


Vermont Railway Detours Over New England Central

Vermont Railway Detours Over New England Central

To avoid tunnel construction in Middlebury, Vt., Vermont Railway detour trains ran from Burlington to Bellows Falls over the rails of New England Central Railroad.


Genesee Valley Transportation Dedicates New Von Storch Shop in Scranton

Genesee Valley Transportation Dedicates New Von Storch Shop in Scranton

Genesee Valley Transportation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $2.6 million Von Storch Locomotive Shop in the Green Ridge section of Scranton, Pa., on September 24, 2020.


Lackawanna Alco HH660 409 Acquired by Genesee Valley Transportation

Lackawanna Alco HH660 409 Acquired by Genesee Valley Transportation

Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Alco HH660 409 returned home to Scranton, Pa., on August 12, 2020. Genesee Valley Transportation acquired the 80-year old unit, built in April 1940 from locomotive leaser NWIX.


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