AWRR is BNSF’s Shortline Railroad of the Year

BNSF Railway announced Austin Western Railroad (AWRR) as its 2015 Shortline Railroad of the Year during BNSF’s annual Shortline Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. AWRR, which is operated by Watco Companies of Pittsburg, KS, edged out 200 other shortline railroads in North America that interchange commodities with BNSF. For the first seven months of 2015, the freight interchanged between AWRR and BNSF increased by 28 percent compared to the same period ... [+]

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