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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 New York & Atlantic Railway, the Glendale, Queens-based short line railroad, has named veteran transportation manager John Gleeson as Director of Sales and Marketing, effective October 17. He succeeds Charles Samul, who is retiring from the railroad early in 2023.
Cooper Recycling had solely employed trucking to haul its recycled debris until it began using the New York & Atlantic in September 2021. Cooper Recycling opted to divert a major portion of its outbound traffic because of rail’s flexibility to reach farther points, and its lower transportation cost compared with trucking.
Amy Louk, manager of administration and marketing support for the New York & Atlantic Railway, has been named to Railway Age magazine’s fifth annual Women in Rail program, which recognizes 26 women for their accomplishments in the North American railroad industry. As described by the magazine, Women in Rail recognizes women for “modeling leadership and
ELM Global Logistics opens new e-commerce supply chain with NYA; NYA becomes SmartWay Partner; Collaboration; Seamless last mile distribution; PTC deadline met; Good track getting better; Locomotive rebuilding; 2021 Safety Training; NYA supports the community; Employees of the Month and Employee Milestones.
Leaders Recognized: 2021 Railway Age Women in Rail Award Honorees – Amy Louk of New York & Atlantic Railway is one of the Honorees.
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
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.
Newhaven Distribution: Deregulation success story; Capital improvements continue at NYA; NYA’s success featured in Trains Magazine; FDNY & NYA team up for emergency training; Locomotive Engineer Donald Carman retires; 2019 A year of giving for NYA; NYA Roadmaster Timothy Lesniak honored.