WASHINGTON, DC – January 31, 2017 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) applauds the introduction of the Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act in the House of Representatives (H.R. 721) yesterday evening by Representatives Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Dan Lipinski (D-IL). This bill will make the short line railroad track maintenance tax credit (45G) permanent, allowing small railroads to spend more of their revenue rehabilitating infrastructure that serves as a critical transportation connection for local shippers across the country. The tax credit expired December 31, 2016.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 17, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.. - December 21, 2016 - The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is pleased to announce its selection of Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) as a preferred provider in the association's Member Discount Program. GREX's Aurora® Track Inspection Technology (Aurora) will be available to ASLRRA Members with preferred pricing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 30, 2016 – Linda Bauer Darr, president of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), today released the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao: