July 28, 2022
It would be safe to say that we’re train enthusiasts here at Seminole Gulf Railway. But what you might not know is that we’re also pretty big film buffs. After the sun goes down or when the weather isn’t ideal (which isn’t too often here in Southwest Florida), we love to sit down, pop some popcorn, and get lost in a good movie. That got us thinking, though, why not combine our two interests?
July 25, 2022
In the freight shipping industry, there are a lot of terms that get thrown around without much explanation. One such term is "transloading" and if you're in charge of shipping and logistics for your industrial business, then you've probably heard the term before. But what is transloading, exactly? And how does it work?
June 21, 2022
Regardless of how safe trains are, it is still important to know how to stay safe around and near the train tracks. Follow these nine railroad safety tips to protect yourself near the tracks and help prevent avoidable train accidents!
June 3, 2022
When it comes to American trains vs. European trains, there are six main factors that help make each one stand apart: their freight-to-passenger ratio, funding, rail infrastructure, train designs, operating procedures, and government regulations. In this article, we'll explore each of these in-depth.
May 17, 2022
On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), or as it's more commonly known, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. While this funding is much needed and certainly a great start, smaller short line companies—Seminole Gulf Railway included—would still like to see more from the Federal Government.
May 11, 2022
The National Rail Network is a vital part of the United States transportation system, helping to move billions of people and goods across the country each year. This network is made up of three separate systems: commuter rail, intercity passenger rail, and freight rail.
April 21, 2022
When rail accidents do occur, they tend to make national news, and a lot of that has to do with the fact that they're so rare! So the next time you're considering your travel or freight shipping options, keep in mind that trains are an incredibly safe and reliable way to get from point A to point B.
April 12, 2022
Are you looking for the right supply chain logistics partner for your business? No matter the scale of your operation, choosing the best freight shipping provider is one of the most crucial decisions you will make—so it’s incredibly important to do your research and make the right call.
April 5, 2022
Are you planning your next production, assembly, or distribution facility? You’d be remiss if you didn’t consider the Sunshine State. You already know it offers good schools, great weather, and incredible quality of life, but did you know there are many other factors that can benefit your business?
April 1, 2022
Did you know that short line railroads make up over half of the railroads operating in the United States? These smaller railroads play a big role in moving freight and passengers around the country. Keep reading to learn more about their fascinating history.