Hiring Vets Gets Pacific Harbor Line Employer Of The Year Award [April 16, 2013]
The California Employer Advisory Council (CEAC) has named Pacific Harbor Line Veterans Employer of the Year for its “exemplary contribution in hiring our American heroes, our veterans.”
PHL Newsletter - Spring, 2013 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Winter, 2013 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Fall, 2012 (pdf format)
Anacostia Rail Holdings Key Management Changes [September 19, 2012]
Anacostia Rail Holdings announced John K. Secor is retiring as president of the Louisville & Indiana Railroad at the end of October 2012. Succeeding Mr. Secor is Michael D. Stolzman, currently president of Pacific Harbor Line. Mr. Otis L. Cliatt, vice president of PHL, will be promoted to president.
Anacostia and Pacific Co.'s Pacific Harbor Line - Energy and Infrastructure
Pacific Harbor Line among L.A.-area ports' air quality award winners - Progressive Railroading
PHL Newsletter - Spring, 2012 (pdf format)
Propeller Club of Los Angeles-Long Beach to Honor the Three Railroads at Annual Dinner Dance [March 20, 2012]
BNSF Railway, Pacific Harbor Line and Union Pacific Railroad will be honored this year for connecting the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to the nation and for moving these goods in an extraordinarily environmentally friendly and cost-effective fashion.
PHL Newsletter - Winter, 2012 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Fall, 2011 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Summer, 2011 (pdf format)
New, Less Polluting Locomotives Arrive at Ports Complex [September 29, 2011]
A new generation of less polluting locomotives have arrived at the Port of Long Beach that will aid the port’s efforts to further cut air pollution in the region.
PHL Newsletter - Spring, 2011 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line Earns Harriman Safety Award [May 18, 2011]
Pacific Harbor Line said today that it has received the prestigious Harriman Certificate of Commendation for the most improved employee safety record among more than 500 smaller U.S. railroads.
PHL Newsletter - Winter, 2011 (pdf format)
Progress Rail Services and Pacific Harbor Line Sign Locomotive Repower Agreement for New, Lower Emissions, Cat Engines [November 16, 2010]
Progress Rail Services Corporation (Progress Rail), a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., and Pacific Harbor Line Inc. (PHL) announced today that the parties have entered into a contract for Progress Rail to repower 16 Tier 2 locomotives with newer, lower emissions Tier 3 Cat engines for operation in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
PHL Newsletter - Fall, 2010 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Summer, 2010 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line Promotes Stolzman, Fox, Cliatt [June 28, 2010]
Pacific Harbor Line said today that M. D. “Mike” Stolzman, vice president, has been promoted to president, succeeding Andrew C. Fox, who is promoted to managing director, a newly created position. Otis Cliatt succeeds Mr. Stolzman.
PHL Newsletter - Spring, 2010 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Fall, 2009 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line Receives 'Salute to Industry' Award from Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce [November 20, 2009]
Pacific Harbor Line received the 31st annual “Salute to Industry” award from the Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce at a special dinner November 19 at the Westin Long Beach Hotel. BNSF Railway and Union Pacific received similar awards from HAIC.
Pacific Harbor Line Wins 2009 Clean Air Honors from Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach [August 5, 2009]
Pacific Harbor Line is one of eight local maritime firms recognized at the second annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards. Other award-winning businesses include six marine terminal operators and a trucking line. For more, watch this YouTube video.
PHL Newsletter - Spring, 2009 (pdf format)
Railway Age Names PHL 'Short Line Railroad of the Year' [March 9, 2009]
Railway Age magazine has named Wilmington, California-based Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. 2009 Short Line Railroad of the Year for replacing and expanding its entire locomotive fleet with 22 low-emission diesel-electric units. Doing so also made Pacific Harbor Line the greenest railroad in America.
PHL Newsletter - Winter, 2009 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line Wins U.S. EPA "Smart Way" Environmental Excellence Award [October 7, 2008]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today named Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. one of 27 companies--and the only railroad--to receive EPA’s 2008 Environmental Excellence Award from its SmartWay Transportation Partnership program.
Pacific Harbor Line Becomes First All Low-Emission Railroad in U.S. [September 11, 2008]
Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. said today that it has completed renewal of its locomotive fleet, becoming the first all low-emission railroad in the nation.
PHL Newsletter - Summer, 2008 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - Winter, 2008 (pdf format)
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.
PHL Newsletter - 8/07 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line to be 'Most Environmentally Friendly Switching Railroad in America' [July 16, 2007]
By year end, Pacific Harbor Line's locomotive fleet will be replaced by 16 remanfactured diesel-electric units that exceed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's most stringent "Tier 2" standards to reduce air pollutants.
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.
PHL Newsletter - 1/07 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - 8/06 (pdf format)
'Clean-Diesel' Locomotives Coming To Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports in 2007 [May 30, 2006]
Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL) has awarded a $21
million contract to MotivePower Inc., a subsidiary of Wabtec Corporation
(NYSE: WAB), to supply 16 "clean-diesel" locomotives in 2007 for use at the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
PHL Newsletter - 4/06 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - 12/05 (pdf format)
PHL Newsletter - 8/05 (pdf format)
Pacific Harbor Line and Brotherhood
of Locmotive Engineers and Trainmen Sign New Agreement
[May 20, 2005]
Pacific Harbor Line, Inc. (PHL) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) have signed a new four-year labor
agreement covering PHL's operating and maintenance of way employees.
Photo courtesy Merve Prince, PHL
PHL Gets an "A" for First
Delivery of School Buses by Rail [December 10, 2003]
PHL announced today the successful completion of the first
transcontinental movement of Thomas Built school buses in a
new type of railcar known as a ‘unilevel’ car.
PHL Newsletter - 10/03
PHL Newsletter - 7/03
PHL to Test "Green Goat"
Low Emissions Locomotive [June 2, 2003]
PHL announced that it has signed an agreement to test the "Green
Goat" hybrid locomotive developed by RailPower
Technologies Corp. The Green Goat is an innovative new locomotive
design that combines long-life batteries with a small diesel
PHL Newsletter (5th anniversary
edition) - 5/03 (pdf format)