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Ohio Rail Development Commission Congratulates Multiple Ohio Short Line Railroads for Outstanding Safety Records in 2012
COLUMBUS, OH. (Thursday, April 18, 2013) – On April 15, 2013 the American Short Line and Regional Railroads Association (ASLRRA) released their Safety Recognition Issue Newsletter, acknowledging short line and regional railroads and railroaders who, along with their Class I colleagues, help make the railroad industry safer. For 2012, 22 ASLRRA member railroads from Ohio were recognized for having no FRA reportable injuries. Additionally, Indiana & Ohio Railway received the ASLRRA President’s Safety Award for maintaining the best safety rate of railroads operating 50,000 to 150,000 employee-hours. Ohio Rail Development Commission Executive Director Matthew Dietrich stated, “While the railroads are vital to economic development in this nation, safety is the number one priority within the industry. We applaud everyone for their commitment to achieving workplace safety every day they report to work.” The ORDC would like to formally congratulate the Indiana & Ohio Railway and the following recipients of the 2012 Jake Awards with Distinction for their outstanding dedication to the high safety standards of the small railroad industry: