Agracel Rail Holdings Company

3i-backed Regional Rail proposes to acquire all of the stock of Effingham, Ill.-based EFRR, South Point, Ohio-based SPOR and ILW, and assume direct control of those rail carriers, according to the Surface Transportation Board. (SPOR Photograph)
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Regional Rail to Add Three More Small Roads

Regional Rail, a Kennett Square, Pa.-based short line holding company, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(2) to acquire control of Class III carriers Effingham Railroad Company (EFRR) and South Point & Ohio Railroad, Inc. (SPOR), as well as Illinois Western Railroad Company (ILW), upon its becoming a Class III rail carrier.

Pictured: South Point and Ohio Railroad, a subsidiary of Agracel Rail Holdings Company. (Courtesy of Agracel, via LinkedIn)
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ORDC Awards Rail Infrastructure Grants

The Ohio Rail Development Commission (ORDC) late last month approved grants to South Point & Ohio Railroad (SPOR) and packaging systems manufacturer and consultant ORBIS for rail infrastructure rehabilitation and expansion, respectively.