OAKMONT, Pa. (May 31, 2017) — Carload Express announced this month that it has received two awards for its marketing work at Norfolk Southern’s 16th annual shortline meeting in Norfolk, Virginia.
The 2017 awards are for shortline railroads that generated over 1,000 new annual carloads of rail business:
- Ohio Terminal Railway – 2502 Platinum Business Initiative Award
- Allegheny Valley Railroad – 2502 Platinum Business Initiative Award
“We remain grateful to Norfolk Southern for our valued partnership, and to our customers for entrusting us with their business. Our employees strive each day to serve our customers safely and efficiently.”
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About Carload Express
Carload Express Inc. operates four shortline railroads: The Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR) and Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad (SWP) serving western Pennsylvania, the Ohio Terminal Railway (OHIO) serving the Ohio River Valley bordering Ohio and West Virginia, and the new Delmarva Central Railroad (DCR) serving Delaware and Maryland on the Delmarva Peninsula. We anticipate handling approximately 80,000 shipments this year, equating to roughly 320,000 fewer trucks on local highways, lowering congestion and road maintenance costs, while significantly reducing carbon emissions and greenhouse gases.