WASHINGTON, DC, September 28, 2016 – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is pleased to announce its selection of eVerifile as a preferred provider in the association’s Member Discount Program, and introduce eShortLine, eVerifile’s contractor screening and workplace security management program designed specifically for short line railroads.

eVerifile, the trusted creator of eRailSafe – a Class I program and the industry standard – has created eShortline, a comprehensive contractor screening solution designed to meet the unique needs of short line railroads. Like eRailSafe, eShortline offers Nationwide Multi-County Criminal Search, National Criminal Database Report (NCDC), Nationwide Federal Search, grading (matrix provided by railroad industry), and specific short line training and testing. eVerifile’s services also include drug testing and the issuance of ID badges.

“eShortLine combines security, convenience, and trusted expertise to reduce supplier and employee risk for short line railroads. ASLRRA is pleased to present this uniquely tailored program, which will ease the burden – and cost — of screening and onboarding third party contractors for our members,” said Linda Bauer Darr, President of ASLRRA.
Benefits to ASLRRA members include exclusive access and discounted rates on the complete range of screening services available through the eShortLine program, including comprehensive criminal background checks, railroad safety training, and authorized access credentials.

“We are looking forward to introducing eShortLine to ASLRRA members. Our expertise in reducing risk for our clients, and the development of a customized cloud-based offering for short lines will enable ASLRRA members to quickly gain efficiencies and improve compliance in hiring third party contractors,” said Brian Hullinger, President of eVerifile.

Click here to learn more about the eShortLine program and view a complete list of ASLRRA Member Discount Program preferred providers.


The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) is a non-profit trade association representing the interests of the nation’s 550 short line and regional railroads and railroad supply company members in legislative and regulatory matters. Short lines operate 50,000 miles of track in 49 states, or approximately 38% of the national railroad network, touching in origination or termination one out of every four cars moving on the national railroad system, serving customers who otherwise would be cut off from the national railroad network.

About eVerifile

Founded in 1999, eVerifile specializes in helping companies mitigate supplier and workforce risk through cloud-based solutions, including contractor and employment screening. Through its innovative software-as-a-service platform eVerifile helps companies protect their brand, their employees and their customers. eVerifile founded and administers the eRailSafe compliance program, which serves as the Class I Railroad industry standard for contractor screening to protect U.S. and Canadian railroad property. eVerifile is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) and is compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Learn more at https://everifile.com.