Intermodal service provider Tiger Cool Express will develop a logistics center at the former Union Pacific Cold Connect warehouse in Wallula, Wash. In addition, CSX has designated a third Tennessee property as a CSX Select Site; Bartlett, a Savage Company, will build a $325 million soybean crushing facility in Kansas, to be served by Watco; and the U.S. Economic Development Administration is awarding CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants for the construction of a new industrial rail spur in Arkansas and improvements to the Lubbock Rail Port in Texas.
Two commercial real estate firms/leasing brokers are marketing a 60-acre industrial property located within Watco’s Greens Port Industrial Park on the Houston (Tex.) Ship Channel.
A $124 million development plan is now in place to transform a significant portion of Oklahoma’s Ardmore Industrial Airport into a multi-modal logistics facility. WP Global Holdings—comprising Watco, Knightsbridge Partners and Chickasaw Nation—and property owner Ardmore Development Authority are leading the multi-phase effort under a public-private leasing agreement.
Pittsburg, Kans.-based Watco—an owner and operator of short lines, terminals, ports and mechanical shops—has entered into a strategic equity relationship with a global investment management firm.
The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) has released a 2020 report of safety culture assessment results; Watco has acquired the Geaux Geaux Railroad in Louisiana from Amzak Capital Management.
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Watco is now offering a 222-acre transloading facility near Refugio, Tex., to support the bulk, chemicals, oil and gas, wind energy, agriculture, and steel industries.
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CN and Watco have reached an agreement on the sale of rail lines in Northern Ontario, Wisconsin and Michigan, the companies reported March 30.
Already the leader in fuel-efficient surface transportation, the railroad industry is now making every effort to be a part of the solution to improving the environment, and the short line industry is all in on a variety of fronts.