Patriot Rail Co. LLC

With the acquisition of Patriot’s ports division, Enstructure will expand its operations to 12 terminals along the East Coast and Inland River System.

Patriot to Sell Ports Division

Terminal and logistics firm Enstructure has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the Patriot Port Holdings LLC division of Patriot Rail & Ports; the deal is said to allow Patriot to focus on growing its core rail business.

Donald M. Itzkoff, Chief Policy Officer, Patriot Rail Company LLC and Patriot Port Holdings LLC

Itzkoff Appointed Patriot Chief Policy Officer

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Patriot Rail has named Donald M. Itzkoff to the newly created position of Chief Policy Officer. He will lead strategic policy engagement for Patriot Rail Company LLC and Patriot Port Holdings LLC, a U.S. operator of short line and regional railroads, rail services and integrated port logistics companies.

Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway represents the first “bolt-on acquisition” by Patriot since Sydney, Australia-based global asset manager First Sentier Investors acquired Patriot in October 2019. (Photo by James Belmont.)

Small Road News: OmniTRAX, Patriot Rail, RBMN Boosting Business

Denver-based OmniTRAX is connecting rail-served properties along its 113-mile Illinois Railway (IR) with customers interested in locating there. Additionally, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Patriot Rail Co. LLC is acquiring 26-mile Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway (SLGW) in Utah and its storage and transload service providers, Caballero LLC and Caballero 2 LLC. As well, Reading & Northern Railroad (RBMN) opened a new transload facility for a Delta, Ohio-based steel mill.