California joins the state short-line funding crowd

Owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc., the Arizona & California Railroad will receive $1.4 million to replace 3.8 miles of rail. Credit: Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

For many decades, California has provided grants and other funding for freight- and passenger-rail projects. But the state only recently began providing funds for short-line projects. In January, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) issued the first-ever grants under the state’s new Short-Line Railroad Improvement Program. 


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