Industry News

Short-line tax credit bill reintroduced in Congress

Feb. 1, 2017 -A bill that would make permanent the short-line track maintenance tax credit known as 45G was introduced this week in the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) announced yesterday. The Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act (H.R. 721) was introduced by…

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Star-Telegram: Freight rail backbone of U.S. economy

New study quantifies how vital freight rail network is to local, state, national economies. If the North Texas economy were a living organism, our roads, runways, rails and other infrastructure would be the skeleton, with freight rail tracks serving as the backbone that keeps the entire body upright and strong. Freight trains bring in the…

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