Eastern Washington Gateway operator change
Author: ShortlinesUSA
Date: 09-10-2018 - 11:55

In a surprise move, the Western Group (parent of the Cimarron Valley RR and Southwest RR) will replace the Eastern Washington Gateway RR on the state-owned trackage between Cheney and Coulee City, WA.

I say "surprise" because Western was on the brink of selling all of their freight operations to Continental Rail about 6 months ago, but the deal fell through. Had it been completed, Western would have just become a tourist operator, retaining the Verde Canyon and Texas & Eastern passenger operations.

It is quite possible some of the 6-axle power displaced after the Southwest RR Carlsbad operation was taken back by BNSF may find its way to Washington.

Mike Derrick



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Eastern Washington Gateway operator change ShortlinesUSA 09-10-2018 - 11:55
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK ShortlinesUSA 09-10-2018 - 12:12
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK Spike 09-10-2018 - 13:58
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK Paht Phomar 09-10-2018 - 16:35
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK G.A. 09-11-2018 - 06:10
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - new operator Rocker 09-11-2018 - 16:46
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK J.K. Trowling 09-12-2018 - 09:07
  Re: Eastern Washington Gateway operator change - LINK Butler 09-12-2018 - 15:26


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