Regional Rail News

Regional Rail Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership

March 11, 2022 – Kennett Square, PA – Regional Rail LLC’s (Regional Rail) eight shortline railroads have joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry that provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains.

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Port Manatee, Regional Rail ink long-term agreement

December 7, 2021 – Port Manatee has reached an agreement for Regional Rail LLC to operate its
seaport-owned short-line railroad through at least 2036, with options through 2051, advancing extended business opportunities for Manatee County’s rapidly growing seaport.

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Regional Rail continues its growth with acquisition of Carolina Coastal Railway

February 3, 2020 – 3i-backed Regional Rail, a leading owner and operator of short-line freight railroads and rail-related businesses in the U.S., has agreed to acquire Carolina Coastal Railway, Inc.

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Regional Rail expands its geographic footprint through acquisition of Pinsly Railroad Company’s Florida operations

October 29, 2019 – 3i-backed Regional Rail, a leading owner and operator of short-line freight railroads and rail-related businesses in the Mid-Atlantic U.S., has agreed to acquire Pinsly Railroad Company’s (“Pinsly”) Florida operations…

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3i Agrees to Invest in Regional Rail to Support Growth

April 1, 2019 – 3i Group plc (“3i”) today announces an agreement to invest in Regional Rail, LLC (“Regional Rail”), a leading owner and operator of short-line freight railroads and rail-related businesses throughout the Mid-Atlantic U.S.

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Al Sauer Named President and CEO of Regional Rail, LLC

May 1, 2017 – Al Sauer, co-founder of Regional Rail, LLC, was named President and CEO of the company on May 1, 2017. Al previously held the position of Chief Commercial Officer at Regional Rail, LLC, after holding similar positions at RailAmerica and OmniTRAX and beginning his career with Canadian Pacific Railway.

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