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RLBA Completes Three Quiet Zone Studies in 2016 for Public and Private Sector Clients

As freight train volumes continue to grow on railroads across the country, applications submitted to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the establishment of Quiet Zones – stretches of railroads over which trains receive special permission not to blow horns at highway/railroad grade crossings –continue to increase as well. RLBA remains a leading national provider […]

Former RLBA Client Named Short Line of the Year

In its April 2014 issue, Railway Age magazine named the Coos Bay Rail Link its Short Line Railroad of the Year. The magazine “has followed the rapid rise of Coos Bay Rail Link with interest and continuous coverage,” the article claims. “Coos Bay Rail Link’s rapid rise to prominence caught the attention of editors and […]

RLBA Assists in Canadian Pacific Sale of DM&E to Genesee and Wyoming

Canadian Pacific, Ltd. (CP) engaged RLBA in 2013 to perform select, detailed studies in support of its then recently-announced sale of the former Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E) “West End.” RLBA’s Staff, under the leadership of John McLaughlin and Charlie Banks, performed a study to assist potential buyers in understanding costs and cost drivers associated […]