Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Genesee & Wyoming Wins Railroad Industry's Top Safety Honor: Third Consecutive Harriman Gold, 49 ASLRRA Awards, and Cyr Award from Operation Lifesave

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that its railroads have again earned the rail industry's top safety honors for their performance in 2010.
GWI's Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad (BPRR) was presented today with the E.H. Harriman Gold Award for the best safety record among railroads working less than four million man-hours in 2010.
... GWI's Bay Line Railroad also received an ASLRRA President's Award for best employee safety record in the 50,000-150,000 man-hours category. Two GWI railroads received Jake Awards for employee safety records that were better than the industry average. ... Also this month, GWI's Quebec-Gatineau Railway Engineer Miguel Lewerenz received Operation Lifesaver Canada's 2011 Roger Cyr Award, which recognizes an individual's efforts to raise public awareness and promote rail-crossing safety. Continued

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