Tag: Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis

Replacement of 132-year-old St. Louis rail bridge nears completion

By Mark Schlinkmann for stltoday.com Mark Schlinkmann ST. LOUIS — The long-sought $222 million replacement of the circa 1890 Merchants Bridge, one of two local spans used by railroads to cross the Mississippi River, is nearing completion. On Friday and Saturday, crews installed the last of three truss segments on the overhauled bridge north of […]

Merchants Bridge project crosses milestone with truss installation

By progressiverailroading.com The $222 million project to replace the Merchants Bridge that links Missouri and Illinois at downtown St. Louis reached a major milestone Sept. 17, with the first of three new trusses being installed. Dating back to 1890, the Merchants Bridge serves six Class Is and Amtrak to cross the Mississippi River at St. Louis and […]

STL Freighways touts investments over $1B

Published by theintelligencer.com The St. Louis Regional Freightway helped to advance the bi-state St. Louis region as a world-class freight hub in 2020 and showcased the region’s resilience and continued importance in the global supply chain as the COVID-19 pandemic raged on. “From seeing infrastructure investment continue for nationally significant projects, to maintaining our standing […]

St. Louis Regional Freightway identifies $2.2B in 2021 infrastructure projects

The St. Louis Regional Freightway yesterday announced a 2021 list of priority infrastructure projects aimed at addressing manufacturing and logistics industry needs in eastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois. The list contains 21 projects representing a total investment of $2.2 billion. Half of that amount covers projects under construction or funded and expected to get underway, with some projects starting […]

St. Louis Region’s Freight Network Delivers Essential Shipments During COVID-19 Pandemic

Goods continue to move to and through the bi-state area, underscoring the adaptability of the network and how those employed in the freight sector are among the essential workers keeping our economy moving As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the movement of goods into, out of and throughout the United States, the consistent response […]

St. Louis’ TRRA records drop in intermodal traffic

The Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) logged a “noticeable” drop in recent intermodal traffic due to falling imports from China because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  TRRA also recorded a decrease in traffic volumes from auto plant shut downs in the area, TRRA officials said in a St. Louis Regional Freightway press release. Medical supplies, food, chemicals and […]

Terminal Railroad Association appoints Tindall president

The Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) has named Ronald Tindall Jr. president. He succeeds Mike McCarthy, who retired at the end of March. Previously, Tindall was compliance officer at Trans-Global Solutions Inc.. Prior to that, he spent 20 years at Union Pacific Railroad, where he started as a brakeman, conductor and engineer. At UP, Tindall […]

TRRA, R&N Take Home Short Line/Regional of the Year Awards

Written by Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor for railwayage.com   Railway Age’s 2020 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year awards are the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA) and Reading & Northern Railroad (R&N), respectively. Delmarva Central Railroad Company (DCR) and Vermont Rail System (VRS), respectively, earned Short Line and Regional Honorable mentions. Terminal Railroad […]

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