Press Releases & News
July 4, 2010
The Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad has formed partnerships with several Pennsylvania companies to build two new bulk commodity Transloads in and around the Scranton area. Linde Corporation has established a new Transload on the site of the former Delaware & Hudson Carbondale Yard. This new site boasts a brand new truck scale, multiple unloading tracks for several dozen railcars and plenty of real-estate for gas drilling equipment staging.
Bulkmatic Transload Company has established its new Transload near the site of the Delaware & Hudson's former Green Ridge Yard complex and is presently equipped to handle over 25 railcars on newly built track. Bulkmatic is poised to expand its offerings in the Scranton area as warranted by demand. Bulkmatic not only handles bulk commodities for the Marcellus Shale Gas Exploration but is also equipped to transload other products.
For more information, please visit our Delaware-Lackawanna Transloads page.
December 1, 2009
Gregory A. Cheshier of Genesee Valley Transportation has been promoted to Vice-President of Transportation. Greg brings with him, to this new position, over 35 years of railroad experience. Greg began his railroad career with the Erie-Lackawanna Railway in 1972.
December 1, 2009
David R. Blount has joined the GVT team as Director of Business Development. Dave is a third generation railroader, whose management career spans more than 35 years beginning with the Penn Central in 1974; following an operational and sales position with Conrail, Dave entered the intermodal marketing sector.
Genesee Valley Transportation, a short line rail operator in New York State and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will utilize Mr. Blount’s expertise to develop business strategies for their recently opened Batavia Transload Warehouse facility in Batavia, NY. Mr. Blount will also head business development activities on all of GVT’s rail lines in both states. GVT’s Director of Marketing, Ray Schloss, will continue is his existing capacity and work with Dave in locating new business on all of GVT’s railroads.
November 30, 2009
October 30, 2009
Genesee Valley Transportation is proud to present its latest new venture, the Batavia Transload Warehouse, a 22,000 square foot complex featuring four at grade truck docks, insulated storage and warehousing, a 280' long covered raildock, and 27' high ceiling clearances. This impressive structure is to be used for transload activities (railcar to truck, truck to railcar) for both new and existing customers. The new Transload is situated at the halfway mark between the City of Buffalo and the City of Rochester. Through our partnerships with area trucking firms, the Batavia Transload Warehouse offers increased flexibility to these markets and other neighboring markets. For more information please contact David Blount or Greg Cheshier at (585) 343-2977.
October 1, 2009
Welcome to the new Genesee Valley Transportation website. Our new website is designed to be informative and accessible. New features include system maps (coming soon), a direct contact form for reaching us, feature pages for each of our operating railroads, and much more. If you are looking for potential industrial development sites in the Central New York, Western New York, or Northeastern Pennsylvania regions, please visit our Industrial Development section. We are always updating this section of the site as new opportunities become available and as prior options are fulfilled. Our website is built for standards compliant browsers such as Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox 3, and Safari 4 on both Windows PC and Apple Macintosh platforms.