R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC Announces Appointment of New Board of Directors Member, Greg Fox
September 14, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC appointed longtime railroad executive, Greg Fox, to serve on the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Fox retired from his position as the Executive Vice President of Operations at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in August, a position in which he served for six years ...
R. J. Corman Railroad Group Announces Interim President and CEO, Fred Mudge
August 17, 2016
R. J. Corman Board of Trustees announces the appointment of Fred Mudge to serve as interim President and CEO of R. J. Corman Railroad Group. In light of Craig King’s recent retirement, the Board of Trustees has been working diligently to seek out the best individual to permanently fill this role ...
R. J. Corman Railroad Group,LLC Hosts Kentucky 2ND District Congressman, Brett Guthrie
August 15, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – On August 15, 2016, R. J. Corman Railroad Group hosted U. S. Congressman Brett Guthrie from Kentucky’s 2nd District for a tour of company headquarters. The purpose of the tour was to highlight the significant role freight rail plays in the nation’s economy ...
R. J. Corman Railroad Services Company, LLC Opens New Division in Jacksonville, FL
August 2, 2016
R. J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC announces the official opening of their new division in Jacksonville, Florida. The location will provide a myriad of services to customers throughout the region. This is the second Railroad Services location to open in the last six months...
R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC Awarded $9.7 Million Tiger Grant for Carolina Lines Rehabilitation
June 29, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – R. J. Corman Railroad Company, in partnership with Horry County, SC, was recently awarded a $9.7 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds will be used for a rehabilitation project on R. J. Corman’s Carolina Lines ...
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC Announces New Presidents of Railroad Company and Switching Company
June 24, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC announced the appointments of their new Railroad Company president, Brian
Miller, and their new Switching Company president, Michael Philpot on Friday. They each have extensive backgrounds in the railroad industry and years of experience with R. J. Corman that make them highly qualified to fulfill these positions...
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC President, Craig King, Announces His Retirement
June 21, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - After nearly four years of dedicated service to R. J. Corman Railroad Group, Craig King has announced that he will be retiring from his position as President and CEO and will be assuming a seat on the Board of Directors. Rick Corman, R. J. Corman’s founder, hand-selected King to fill the position before his passing in 2013. King’s 35 year career with CSX Transportation made him an ideal candidate for the position...
R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC Constructs New Maintenance Building in Russellville, KY
June 9, 2016
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC is currently building a new maintenance shop in Russellville, Ky. This location and the recently rebuilt facility in Guthrie, Ky. will service locomotives traveling ...
R. J. Corman Aircraft Maintenance, LLC Sold to Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance, Inc.
May 23, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC announces the sale of its Aircraft Maintenance business to one its own employees, Joe Otte. Joining Mr. Otte in this new venture is his business partner, Todd Case, who will serve as president of the newly formed Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance, Inc...
Roadway Worker Training Launches Continuous Welded Rail Online Training
May 13, 2016
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Roadway Worker Training, LLC (RWT), an R. J. Corman Company, is pleased to announce the launch of an
additional course to its online training catalog. The new course, “Installation, Adjustment, Maintenance and Inspection of Continuous
Welded Rail (CWR)” is based on the Federal Railroad Administration’s track safety standards (49CFR 213) and generally accepted railroad
The Carolinas Celebrate New Railroad with Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies
March 30, 2016
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – Public officials and other community members joined with R. J. Corman Railroad Group representatives this week
to celebrate the official opening of railroad service to the eastern regions of North and South Carolina. The festivities held in downtown Loris, South
Carolina, and at the Depot in Chadbourn, North Carolina, were the culmination of unprecedented collaboration between area leaders and the private
sector in addition to substantial track and bridge rehabilitation...
R. J. Corman Celebrates 10th Anniversary Serving Memphis Region
March 18, 2016
OLIVE BRANCH, MS – R. J. Corman Railroad Group is proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its operations serving the greater Memphis region this month. In March 2006, R. J. Corman Railroad Company’s Tennessee Terminal short line railroad began operations...
Congressman Gibbs Tours R. J. Corman Cleveland Line
and R. J. Corman Material Sales Yard
November 12, 2015
DOVER, Oh. – On November 9, 2015, U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH-07) toured the
R. J. Corman Railroad Company’s Cleveland Line (RJCL)
railroad and R. J. Corman Material Sales Dover Yard. The Congressman was joined by a local county commissioner and RJCL’s customers...
Two R. J. Corman Employees Lose Their Lives in Flood Related Accident
October 7, 2015
It is with great sadness that we confirm that R. J. Corman Railroad Group lost two employees today as a result of a pickup truck accident on the flood-damaged Congaree Road...
Short Line Railroad Now Owned by R. J. Corman Railroad Company
August 17, 2015
CONWAY, Sc. – R. J. Corman Railroad Company took possession of the former Carolina Southern on August 17th, but the veteran railroad company didn’t even wait for the ink to dry to get started. Rather, R. J. Corman began moving equipment into place and clearing shrubs on the overgrown line...
R. J. Corman to Purchase Carolina Southern Railroad
June 24, 2015
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – R. J. Corman Railroad Company has signed an agreement to purchase an 80-mile short line railroad in eastern North and South Carolina for $13.9 million. The company plans to rehabilitate and operate the rail line, which was shut down in 2011...
R. J. Corman Acquires Texas Lines
September 2, 2014
R. J. Corman Railroad Company Completes Asset Acquisition of Texas Southeastern Railroad From Georgia-Pacific...
R. J. Corman Acquires Roadway Worker Training
August 27, 2014
R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC (RJC), Nicholasville, KY., today announced the acquisition of Roadway Worker Training, Inc. (RWT) based in St. Augustine, Fla....
Remembering Rick Corman’s Vision
August 22, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014 marks one year since our founder Rick Corman passed away after a 12-year battle with multiple myeloma....
R. J. Corman Railpower Celebrates Earth Day
April 23, 2014
In celebration of Earth Day, R. J. Corman Railpower Locomotives is pleased to announce that its products just got greener...