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R. J. Corman Railroad Services was awarded a job as the primary contractor for a rail relay job for Kansas City Southern in Oilton, Texas. They were tasked with relaying approximately 76,000 lineal feet of rail, and welding it across the Laredo Subdivision. The job began on January 9th, and ended on February 16th in Robstown, Texas.
A rail broke on a bridge in Bluffs, Illinois leading to a derailment of 11 5-packers. Due to 3,000 feet of rail damage, twenty loaded containers remained upright on one half of the bridge, but twenty additional loaded containers accordioned, and slid down the embankment on the other side of the bridge.
Starting in June of 2016, R. J. Corman Railroad Services began construction of a new classification yard, and the expansion of the existing yard, for Kansas City Southern in the Sasol Chemical facility in Westlake, Louisiana. In total, 35 miles of new track, 132 turnouts and 136 switches were constructed.
R. J. Corman Signaling has met the demands placed on the railroads by providing PTC installation and support to several Class I and short line railroads in 2016 and 2017. Over 60,000 miles of rail network needed to be developed, installed and the technology tested to make rail transportation even safer than it already was by automatically stopping a train before accidents occur.
The R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company has provided switching services for Toyota Tupelo since 2011. Their operations are focused on loading and unloading large groups of cars and fulfilling unique customer requirements.
In August 2017, out of the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Harvey formed and made its way toward the United States coast. As a Category 4 storm, Harvey hit Texas and Louisiana on August 25th and began pouring down torrential amounts of rain on the states.
Hurricane Irma struck the Florida Coast on September 10 before degrading into a remnant low over Alabama and subsequently dissipating on September 13 over Missouri. During that time, large amounts of rain fell across the state of Georgia as well.
Triple-S Steel was established in 1960 in Houston, Texas. For the past 57 years, they have grown from a small family retail operation, to selling nearly 500,000 tons of steel products a year.  In May of 2014, R. J. Corman Distribution team began helping Triple-S Steel with a large warehouse in Woodburn, Kentucky where they ship their products.
For nine years, R. J. Corman Railroad Company served the J.M. Smucker jelly plant on their Tennessee Terminal, but the plant slowly began to decrease the production of its fruit spreads. Smucker’s announced in 2010 the plan to close the jelly plant in Memphis, Tennessee by the summer of 2013, and instead, was going to invest more into the facility in Orrville, Ohio, where the company is based.
Hankook Tire built their first manufacturing facility in the United States in Clarksville, Tennessee. The company has 8 locations worldwide, but decided when they built the Tennessee facility to start receiving their material by rail for the first time. R. J. Corman Railroad Company began construction on a rail spur in March of 2015, building track on the inside of the facility and out to their Memphis Line.   
On August 2, 2017, 32 cars containing hazmat product derailed in a remote location near Hyndman, Pennsylvania. The derailment led to several tank cars rupturing and catching on fire. Because of R. J. Corman Railroad Services’ previous experience and success with large-scale hazmat derailments, they were called upon again to respond to the emergency.
Early in the morning on July 17, 2017, 32 double-stacked intermodal railcars derailed on a bridge between Kentucky and Indiana over the Ohio River. The derailment resulted in a stoppage of rail traffic on a high-profile line for the railroad. Due to a history of safe and efficient services, the customer reached out to the R. J. Corman Railroad Services Emergency Dispatch Center.