Q&A: John Fenton, Patriot Rail & Ports

John Fenton, CEO, Patriot Rail & Ports

RailPrime: Congratulations on completing the Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway (and Caballero LLC and Caballero 2 LLC) acquisitions in early January. What does this deal give Patriot Rail & Ports that you didn’t have?

Fenton: We are pleased to bring to the Patriot family the Salt Lake Garfield & Western (SLGW), a railroad that has served Salt Lake City for more than 125 years. The SLGW interchanges with both the Union Pacific and BNSF, and Patriot is now superbly positioned to support our customers and grow with the dynamic and expanding Salt Lake City economy.


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