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Allegheny Valley Railroad Recognized at CSX Short Line Conference

Oakmont, PA (September 22, 2023) – Carload Express, Inc. (Carload) subsidiary, the Allegheny Valley Railroad, was recognized by its interchange partner, CSX Transportation, with the 2022-2023 CSX Short Line Growth Award. The award was presented at the CSX Short Line Conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

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About Carload Express

Carload Express Inc. operates three shortline railroads: The Allegheny Valley Railroad (AVR) and Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad (SWP) serving western Pennsylvania, and the Delmarva Central Railroad (DCR) serving Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia on the Delmarva Peninsula.   The company handled about 75,000 shipments, equating to roughly 300,000 fewer trucks on local highways, lowering congestion and road maintenance costs, while significantly reducing carbon emissions and greenhouse gases.  The company and its 100 employees operate 24 hours per day, seven days per week, serving about 100 customers on 331 route miles of track.  For more information, please see: