NYA News

New York & Atlantic Railway Earns Safety and Marketing Awards [May 2, 2013]

Glendale, NY - By restoring freight train service just two days after Hurricane Sandy and posting the most improved employee safety record, New York & Atlantic Railway has earned both marketing and safety awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association.

Paul Victor Testifies Before U.S. House Subcommittee [March 17, 2011]

New York & Atlantic Railway president Paul Victor testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials.  Mr. Victor’s testimony was in regards to the unfunded, federal government requirement for railroads, including short line railroads, to use Positive Train Control (PTC).

New York & Atlantic to Upgrade Locomotive Fleet [April 30, 2010]

The New York & Atlantic Railway said today that a federal grant for new equipment will help the Long Island freight carrier lower its locomotive emissions by more than one third.

Senator Schumer and Congressman Bishop Support Rail Freight on Long Island [November 24, 2009]

Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Tim Bishop announced that New York Governor David Patterson has certified the use of $4.8 million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to rehabilitate the rail spur at an industrial park located at Calverton on Long Island.

Three Anacostia & Pacific Railroads Honored with "Jake" Awards for Above Average Safety [May 22, 2008]

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) recently honored three Anacostia and Pacific Company, Inc. (APCI) railroads with safety awards.

NYA Promotes Paul Victor to President [November 7, 2007]

The New York & Atlantic Railway has promoted Paul Victor to president. He had been general superintendent for the 269-mile railway, which provides rail freight services throughout Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island.

RMI Recognizes Two Anacostia Railroads as 'Fast Track' Award Recipients [August 31, 2007]

RMI, a provider of information services to the transportation industry, announced yesterday those railroads selected for their 2008 Fast Track Award program. Included in the twelve winners were two Anacostia & Pacific railroads - the New York & Atlantic Railway, and the Pacific Harbor Line.

Anacostia & Pacific Orders RMI's mCrew Equipment for 34 Locomotives [February 5, 2007]

Anacostia & Pacific Company, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to purchase computer equipment from Railcar Management, Inc. to be installed in 34 locomotives on it's affiliate railroads.

Rail reinvigorators, by David Beal [source: Progressive Railroading, November, 2005, pp16-19]
[November 25, 2005]

An agressive local marketing effort has helped the New York & Atlantic make freight rail relevant again on Long Island.

NYA Crews pick BLE in recent vote [November 26, 2003]

In a recent vote, NYA engineers and conductors voted to be represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters/ International Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (BLE).

Lieberman Elected to ASLRRA Board [May: 2003]

Bruce Lieberman, Chief Financial Officer of Anacostia & Pacific and Chairman of the New York & Atlantic Railway, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) at the association's annual meeting in May, 2003.

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