Buckingham Branch to Develop New Transload Facility at Gordonsville, VA – 5.15.2015

Buckingham Branch to Develop New Transload Facility at Gordonsville, VA – 5.15.2015

Sidetrack into the new Buckingham Branch Gordonsville Transload Site on the Richmond & Alleghany Division.

The Buckingham Branch Railroad (BB) continues to meet growing customer demand by expanding the railroad’s trans-load capability across Virginia, enabling manufacturers and distribution centers to access global markets. In June, BB completed purchase of a new trans-load site three and a half miles east of Gordonsville, Virginia on BB’s Richmond & Alleghany Division. A rail spur serves the site today with BB plans to construct additional track as trans-load business grows. The site is capable of handling different types of freight for trans-load to or from trucks.

Buckingham Branch RR Wins National Safety Award – 4.1.2015

Buckingham Branch RR Wins National Safety Award – 4.1.2015

Left to right, Buckingham Branch CEO Mark Bryant, Board Chairman Bob Bryant, and President Steve Powell display the ASLRRA Most Improved Safety Record award.

2014 was the culmination of a four-year initiative by the Buckingham Branch Railroad (BB) to improve safety at the railroad. The results exceeded management’s expectation and were recognized by the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA). In March, at the Annual Safety Awards program, the ASLRRA named the Buckingham Branch the 2014 winner of the Most Improved Safety Record among America’s short line railroads.