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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. A team of 150 R. J. Corman Railroad Services employees worked for 18 months to complete the project.  
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. Positive Train Control (PTC) became required in 2008 when Congress passed a mandate requiring privately owned railroads to have the technology installed by 2018.  
The R. J. Corman Railroad Switching Company has provided switching services as well as shuttle and railcar loading for Toyota Motor Manufacturing MS in Blue Springs, MS since 2011. Their operations are focused on loading and unloading large groups of cars and fulfilling unique customer requirements. For Toyota Blue Springs, they get involved immediately after production by taking the vehicles right off the production line to the trucks or railcars and loading the vehicles for transportation. Over 600 cars were handled by R. J. Corman, daily in 2018.
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. Some areas hit by the storm got up to 40 inches of rain, and a 1-in-1,000-year flood submerged 30% of the City of Houston and nearby towns. Between the winds, rain and flooding, Hurricane Harvey left a wake of destruction in Texas from Corpus Christi to Beaumont.  
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. In Jesup, severe flooding caused a culvert to fail at the primary rail interchange at Rayonier Advanced Material which is served by R. J. Corman Switching Company. Eighty-five percent of the mill’s revenue flows through this interchange point, and the customer was concerned about delayed rail cars and shipments.
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. However, in early 2013, Smucker’s representatives from Ohio contacted R. J. Corman to gain insight on a potential peanut butter plant site. Immediately we showed them the rail line that was serving the jelly plant in Memphis, Tennessee.
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. Within an hour of the call, there were three R. J. Corman divisions mobilizing to the derailment site.
Two railcars derailed in Bisbee, North Dakota on April 3, 2017 due to a track washout, and the railcars became submerged in a swamp that was nearby. R. J. Corman Railroad Services was contacted when the emergency occurred, and the Billings and Fargo Divisions of Railroad Services were sent in to help. In order to get to the derailment site, the crew had to build an access road in the swamp for the equipment to reach the derailed cars and to keep from sinking into the swamp themselves. An excavator dumped rock along a path, and riprap was placed for support with swamp mats on top.
In the beginning months of 2015, discussions began between The Andersons Ethanol Group and R. J. Corman Railroad Company about the ability to handle and transport ethanol units in Greenville, Ohio. The Andersons Ethanol Group’s investment in ethanol comes from their core business, which is grain. It is most commonly transported by rail from industrial facilities to the marketplace.
On April 29th, 2017, R. J. Corman's Storm Team was dispatched in response to flooding in Missouri and Arkansas. In 19 days, 120 different R. J. Corman employees performed over 13,000 hours of work repairing multiple washouts in 18 different locations.