Patriot Rail and Ports

The 509-mile NKCR will use U.S. DOT funding, and a private-sector match, to renovate more than 100 miles of track in western Nebraska and eastern Colorado.

Small Road News: NKCR Receives CRISI Grant, Patriot Rail & Ports Names AVP Sales

Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway (NKCR) has received a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, as part of the FY 2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program. Additionally, Patriot Rail & Ports has hired Roquita C. Williams to join the commercial team as Assistant Vice President Sales.

FSI to Acquire Patriot Rail and Ports

Global infrastructure investor First State Investments (FSI) has reached an agreement with SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners to acquire 100% of the equity of Patriot Rail and Ports, which operates a portfolio of 12 short line freight railroads with more than 585 track-miles across 14 states in the U.S. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.