New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Improves Efficiency

The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB), upgraded its locomotive fleet with the arrival of eight new locomotives to replace aging engines, improve efficiency, and lower overall emissions. Recognizable by their bright blue color, the new locomotives provide reliable service and support the short-line railroad’s commitment to integrating more sustainable business and operational practices. The new EPA-classified Tier One locomotives will allow NOPB to reduce its fleet size by ... [+]

Public Art Project Transforms Railroad Utility Boxes

The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) has teamed up with Community Visions Unlimited (CVU) to transform two railroad utility boxes into public art on display along the Mississippi River. The boxes are located near St. Peter Street and Dumaine Street. They were painted by artist Madi Hannan. “The artwork is ... [+]

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