Union Railroad Earns ASLRRA Eastern Region President’s Safety Award

Pittsburgh, PA – May 22, 2024 – Transtar, LLC (“Transtar”) is pleased to announce that its Union Railroad has been awarded the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (“ASLRRA”) Eastern Region President’s Safety Award in the 250,000 to 500,000 Person Hours Worked category for calendar year 2023. The President’s Safety Award, the most prestigious […]

East Ohio Valley Railway Receives Funding to Rehabilitate Four At-Grade Crossings

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Pittsburgh, PA – May 20, 2024 – On May 16, 2024, the Ohio Rail Development Commission approved a grant in the amount of $255,000 to East Ohio Valley Railway to help with rehabilitation of four private, at-grade crossings. The total project cost is estimated at $510,000. The project involves the complete reconstruction of four at-grade crossings, […]

Transtar’s East Ohio Valley Railway expands in Eastern Ohio

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Pittsburgh, PA – May 7, 2024 – East Ohio Valley Railway LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transtar, LLC, is expanding its rail network an additional 18 miles, through a long-term lease of rail lines in the Powhatan Point, Ohio area.   The new operations will extend EOVR’s existing 12.2 mile mainline an additional 16.5 miles to […]

Union Railroad Opens New Railcar Repair Facility in Pittsburgh Area

Union Railroad's new Car Shop near Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, PA – March 21, 2024 – Union Railroad Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Transtar, LLC, is excited to announce the opening of the newest railroad freight car repair shop in North America. Located in the industrial district of Duquesne, Pennsylvania, the facility was constructed through a public/private partnership with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission as […]