The Short Line Railroad of the Year is an annual award presented to North American short line (Class III) railroads by rail transport industry publication Railway Age.
Past recipients of this award are:
- 1992 - RailTex
- 1994 - Central Vermont Railroad (CV)
- 1995 - New England Central Railroad (NECR)
- 1996 - Philadelphia, Bethlehem and New England Railroad (PBNE)
- 1997 - Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad (LAL)
- 1998 - St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad (SLA)
- 1999 - South Central Florida Express (SCFE)
- 2000 - Arkansas Midland Railroad (AKMD)
- 2001 - South Buffalo Railway (SBR)
- 2002 - Winchester and Western Railroad (WW)
- 2003 - San Joaquin Valley Railroad (SJVR)
- 2004 - Nittany and Bald Eagle Railroad (NBER)
- 2005 - Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway (CIC)
- 2006 - Georgia Midland Railroad (GMA)
- 2007 - R.J. Corman Railroad/West Virginia Line
- 2008 - Twin Cities and Western Railroad
- 2009 - Pacific Harbor Line, Inc.
- 2010 - Greenville and Western Railway (GRLW)
- 2011 - Blacklands Railroad
- 2012 - Vermont Railway
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