Upcoming ASLRRA Events

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  • June 2 2020
    45G - What To Do Now That It’s Renewed 06/02/2020 45G has been renewed for five years – now how do you take full advantage of this valuable benefit?  The 5-year renewal comes with some very special rules relating to retroactivity, accrual versus cash basis Taxpayers, 45G expenditures versus income tax expenditures, etc. In this session we will explain these rules and discuss how short lines can take advantage of this important credit. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • June 4 2020
    Lease Arrangement with PTC-220 & Operational Information 06/04/2020 This webinar introduces participants to PTC-220, the company that owns and manages the spectrum that is a key component necessary to support interoperable Positive Train Control in the US. This webinar will provide an overview of PTC-220, what it is, what it does, and describe the ways in which Class II and Class III tenant railroads would interact with PTC-220 to support their PTC operations. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • June 10 2020
    FRA and NARN Partnership to Build, Maintain & Use GIS Data 06/10/2020 The North American Rail Network (NARN) is a geographic information systems database hosted by the FRA and containing mainline railroad track centerlines throughout the US, Canada and Mexico.  This webinar will present the significance of the NARN and its potential uses by railroads, and will include a discussion of how short line railroads might partner with the FRA to share and maintain data.  The webinar is intended for all railroads interested in how a ready source of railroad GIS data can benefit their organizations. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • June 11 2020
    Effects of COVID-19 on the Railroad Industry and Shipping 06/11/2020 This webinar will explore the lasting effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the railroad industry, looking at the acceleration of existing trends as well as new developments. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • June 16 2020
    Returning to the Workplace Safely 06/16/2020 Americans are eager to return to work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and various other federal and state agencies have issued expansive guidance related to COVID-19.  Join Labor & Employment counsel from Fletcher & Sippel LLC for guidance on reopening workplaces and returning to work safely.  Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • June 23 2020
    General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) Training 06/23/2020 - 06/25/2020 ASLRRA has partnered with the Iowa Northern Railway to provide this Comprehensive General Code of Operating Rules (GCOR) Training Seminar at Iowa Northern’s training facility in Waterloo, IA. The Eighth edition will be released prior to the class. The three-day training seminar is intended for railroads who have adopted the GCOR as their operating rules with an emphasis on the revised rules and the transition guide. This training may be used to meet operating rules training as required by 49 CFR Part 240, 242 and 214 Subpart C.  <strong><i>Attendees must bring their Eighth edition GCOR for reference.</i></strong> Add to Calendar
  • July 14 2020
    Advanced DSLE and Labor Relations Training 07/14/2020 - 07/16/2020 ASLRRA has partnered with the Iowa Northern Railway to develop this comprehensive Advanced Designated Supervisor of Locomotive Engineer (DSLE) and Labor Relations Training Seminar. This three-day seminar is intended to provide railroad managers with training on a complex regulation that they address daily. <br /><br />Day one of the seminar will focus on Designated Supervisor of Locomotive Engineer (DSLE) responsibilities and the application and administration of 49 CFR Part 240. For many railroads, the DSLE also manages the Conductor Certification program under 49 CFR Part 242. In many aspects, Part 240 and Part 242 mirror each other. Similarities and differences will be addressed in this section. <br /><br />Day two will focus on locomotive event recorder operation and data analysis. This section will provide supervisors with a working knowledge of the event recorder on-board and playback components. It will allow managers to increase their skills and competencies in conducting event recorder analysis as well as development of formal data custody and retention programs. <br /><br />Day three will focus on labor relations and human resources topics. Specifically, this portion of the seminar will help managers gain a basic understanding of the Railway Labor Act. This section will outline the essential components of the discipline process and will provide managers with valuable knowledge on how to conduct an effective formal hearing. Add to Calendar
  • October 2 2020
    ASLRRA 2020 Annual Convention 10/02/2020 - 10/05/2020 Gaylord Texan 2020 ASLRRA Annual Convention Add to Calendar
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