Short Line of the Year: New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway

This article profiles the New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway (NO&GC), Railway Age's 2016 Short Line of the Year. The NO&GC operates on the West Bank of New Orleans, Louisiana and predominantly hauls petroleum products, oils, chemicals, food products, grains and steel products. It has won the industry's top safety honor seven times and has adjusted its entire operations in recent years, yielding positive results. The article highlights the NO&GC's potential growth, including a proposed new line that would eliminate a current line that goes through the center of the street in Gretna, Lousiana.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 23-24
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01602142
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 2016 7:00PM