Read about these news articles in the new issue of Power to Move:
A deeper bench for rail shippers, The Kearney Companies expands ARH resources; Key labor agreements inked; Continuing support for veterans and first responders; Stronger than ever; Our Planet, Our Role; Anacostia railroads focus on customer success; We’ve been working on the railroad(s); Safety Leadership continues as we welcome Herman E. Crosson; Safety, Always the top […]
The Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (CSS) & SMART TD (International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers) successfully approved a new five-year contract for the line’s transportation employees. Ratified March 18, 2022, the pact runs from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2026. Currently represented are 32 locomotive engineers, conductors […]
Omni Materials: “It”s been fantastic”; CSS becomes SmartWay partner; Sustainability; Investing for growth; Locomotive fleet upgrade for continued reliability; Strong safety performance starts with robust training; One carload moves and prosperity endures for more than 100 years; Honoring Steve Staley by supporting military veterans.
The Chicago South Shore & South Bend Railroad (CSS) and Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) closed transactions December 27, 2021, with Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) to add 17 miles of double track main line to improve CSS freight and NICTD commuter operations in northern Indiana. CSS and NICTD are also parties to related […]
Article by Andrew Fox, Photos by Michael Raia, Captions by Norman Carlson Legend has it that the commencement of carload freight service on the South Shore Line was August 1, 1916, when a Chicago Lake Shore & South Bend motor hauled a single box car from South Bend.
Anacostia Rail Holdings Company (ARH) announced today that all six of its short-line railroads have become certified Partners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA SmartWay ® Transport Partnership (www.epa.gov/smartway). Developed by the EPA and launched in 2004, SmartWay is a collaborative framework involving industry stakeholders and environmental groups to track and reduce emissions and fuel […]
Alliance Steel feels very welcome by CSS; South Shore Freight: the right location; Lessons Learned; Investing for a strong future; Kazakevicius brings broad experience to the CSS team; PTC implemented for safer operations; Safety Honor for CSS; Anita Mizia has done it all for CSS; Railroad supports Salvation Army during pandemic.
Anthony S. Kazakevicius has been appointed director of sales and marketing at the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad effective September 21. He joins CSS from the Indiana Harbor Belt, Hammond, Ind., where he had been assistant director of business development since 2013. Based at South Shore’s Michigan City, Ind. headquarters, Mr. Kazakevicius will […]
upporting our railroad communities has always been important to Anacostia, whether it’s donating to regional social services agencies or buying uniforms for the local Little League team. Anacostia communities are feeling the far-reaching impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our customers, business partners, neighbors, friends, and our own employees are affected by economic and medical issues. […]