Amtrak proposes adding passenger train route to Scranton

BY BORYS KRAWCZENIUK STAFF WRITER Nov 30, 2020 Updated 3 hrs ago Amtrak, the nation’s largest passenger railroad, proposes a possible route between Scranton and New York City as part of its nationwide expansion plan. An idea first officially floated more than a decade ago, the proposal for Amtrak service between the two cities appears on a …

PNRRA Nov 17, 2020 Board Meeting will be held virtually via gotomeeting

PA NE Regional Railroad Authority Public MeetingTue, Nov 17, 2020 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EST) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone.(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.) United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2073– One-touch: tel:+18773092073,,694050845# United …

Invitation to Bid

Sealed bids will be received by the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority (PNRRA) for the following: Purchase and delivery of 2,500 – 7”x9”x8’6” or 7”x8”x8’6” Industrial Grade Crossties Contract documents and specifications are on file at the PNRRA offices, 280 Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503 and may be obtained by calling 570-963-6676 or emailing  …

Record Carloads for Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad, Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad-Again!

Written by Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor – Railway Age 01-02-2020 The Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Co., Inc. (DL) notched an all-time record for freight carloads handled in 2019 with 9,690, which marks DL’s third straight year of carload records. The mark bested 2018’s record by 2.5%. And DL, the designated rail operator for the PNRRA-owned rail lines in Lackawanna …

Carloads on the Increase

Progressive Railroading Daily News July 30, 2019 Rail News: Short Lines & Regionals Pennsylvania rail authority logs carload increase in 2019’s first half The Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority (PNRRA) logged a 17 percent increase in carloads transported on its rail system in northeastern Pennsylvania during the first six months of 2019 compared with the …

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor

Record rail freight for NE PA authority

Written by Stuart Chirls, Senior Editor

Railway Age The Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2018. D-L Alco C425 2423 (ex-PRR 2423) is shown at Scranton following an anniversary excursion to the Delaware Water Gap in May. Railway Age photo by Stuart Chirls Record carloads and economic growth are going hand-in-hand in Lackawanna and Monroe Counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania. For …

The Times-Tribune Scranton, PA

Local freight railroad breaks record.

The Times-Tribune Scranton, PA
Pennsylvania Northeast Authority

A local wheat and flour mill and the natural gas industry helped produce a record year for the regional freight railroad system that runs in Lackawanna and Monroe counties. The growth will require adding new tracks between Scranton and Carbondale to store freight cars. The Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Co. carried a record 8,572 carloads of goods …

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