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Patriot Rail Appoints Jerry Hall as Chief Operating Officer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 19, 2022)—Patriot Rail, a leading rail and transportation services provider in North America, announces the appointment of Jerry Hall as Chief Operating Officer. Hall brings over three decades of rail industry experience to the Patriot team, most recently as Vice President of Transportation at Norfolk Southern. Hall now leads Patriot Rail’s operations nationwide, …

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Patriot Rail to Acquire Pioneer Lines, Enhancing Rail Shipper Capabilities for Customers

Capabilities for Customers August 8, 2022 (Jacksonville, Fla.)—Patriot Rail Company LLC today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Denver-based Pioneer Lines, Inc., a railroad holding company operating 15 short line railroads across 12 states, from BRX Transportation Holdings. The acquisition, subject to regulatory authorization, will support Patriot Rail’s growth strategy, increasing the …

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Patriot Rail Appoints Jennifer Crotty as Assistant Vice President Business Development

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 11, 2022) – Patriot Rail, a leading rail and transportation services company in North America, announces the appointment of Jennifer Crotty as Assistant Vice President Business Development. Crotty brings more than 22 years of business expertise to the Patriot team. She is a proven leader with extensive knowledge in logistics, strategic partnerships, and …

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Employee Spotlight: Chris Slater

Chris Slater serves as Engineer at the Utah Central Railway (UCRY) in Ogden, Utah and has been with the Patriot Rail team since 1999. As an engineer, his primary responsibilities include safe and efficient control of train movements in strong communication and coordination with the conductor. Mr. Slater ensures compliance with all train orders, signals, …

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Employee Spotlight: Haylan Washington

Systems and Network Administrator Haylan Washington joined the Patriot Rail team in 2016 and serves as Systems and Network Administrator. He takes great pride in supporting Patriot Rail team members with their technology needs including email, phones, internet connectivity, automation, application integration, and most importantly – cyber security. “To me, the Patriot Rail Track to …

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Employee Spotlight: Kevin Tingey

Track Inspector, Utah Central Railway (UCRY) & Salt Lake Garfield & Western Railway (SLGW) Kevin Tingey joined Patriot Rail in February of 2015 after one year in the railroad industry and has quickly risen as a leader in the company as a conductor, engineer, and transloader, and as part of the Maintenance of Way team. …

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Worker at Seaonus Port in Savannah, GA

Solving Complex Problems

Solving Complex Problems Assembling resources and leveraging our experience to solve our customers’ complex problems is a hallmark of Patriot Rail and Ports. We know we have the people, facilities, equipment, and ingenuity to address any client need. All four elements were required when our team worked with a client to creatively upcycle an item …

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