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Latest Resources

The Short Line Safety Institute and University of Connecticut partnered to develop a study in response to one of the Federal Railroad Administration’s top workforce challenges – gender diversity in the workforce. Click here to view the poster.

Upcoming Events

Visit with the SLSI team at ASLRRA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition, April 2-4 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The SLSI will be in Booth 550 in the Expo Hall.


The SLSI will also participate in the Outback Railroad Association’s 2023 Annual Safety and Training Conference and Tradeshow, April 18-20 in Deadwood, South Dakota. Presentations by the SLSI team will include a full-day hazmat training event.


Recent Industry News


Short Line Safety Institute Seeks Manager of Program Support

WASHINGTON – March 9, 2023 – The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) is seeking a manager of program support. The position closing date is…




Short Line Safety Institute Holds First Alert Program at New Orleans and Gulf Coast Railway

WASHINGTON – March 7, 2023 – The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has completed its first Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) program at the New Orleans and Gulf Coast Railway in Belle Chasse, Louisiana this past week. Members…



FRA Finds Safety Culture Growth in Railroads Participating in Safety Culture Assessments

WASHINGTON – May 12, 2022 – The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI)’s Safety Culture Assessments (SCAs) have improved safety culture performance on short line railroads, according to an analysis published…



Short Line Safety Institute Releases New Resources to Serve Short Line Industry Needs

WASHINGTON – October 13, 2021 – The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has published several new online resources designed to address identified opportunities for improving safety culture on short line…


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