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MOMENTUM FOR 45G
Support continues to grow for the 45G tax credit, and ASLRRA is
leading the charge for permanency.
SHORT LINES: THE NEXT GENERATION
ASLRRA and short line leaders are stepping up to prepare young
professionals to be ready to take the helm in the industry.

CROSSTIE CLOSE-UP
Iowa Interstate Railroad
uses automated tie grading
technology to drive consistency
and efficiency in rail analysis.

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2016 ASLRRA MARKETING
AWARD WINNER
Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Inc. and Nittany & Bald Eagle
Railroad Co.

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Keepin' it Rail
Letter from the President

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The Class Act
Class I Partner News

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The Right Track
Trends in Safety

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Lineside
Compliance Central

D E PA R T M E N T S
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Railroad Ties
Industry Updates

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Inside Track
Association Updates

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Committee Crossing
Spotlight on ASLRRA
Committees

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Keeping Track
Industry & ASLRRA Events

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Welcome Aboard
New Members

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Traffic Report
A Look at Rail Freight Volumes

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Trackside Chat
Meet ASLRRA's Leaders

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Meet the Staff
Profiles of ASLRRA Staff

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The Last Mile
Railroading Highlights

ETC.
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Ad Index

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