Trade groups representing the short line rail and natural gas vehicles industries will meet with congressional tax aides March 15 to make their case for renewing expired tax breaks, the groups announced.

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association and Natural Gas Vehicles for America want Congress to extend the short line tax credit for track improvements under tax code Section 45G and the $0.50-per-gallon alternative fuel tax credit. They will hold a “lunch and learn” with...