Heart of Texas Railroad acquired

May 12, 2016

OmniTRAX affiliate acquires Heart of Texas Railroad

Written by  William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine

A managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, Inc. is purchasing the Heart of Texas Railroad (HTR) from private local investors. The transaction is subject to Surface Transportation Board approval. Terms were not disclosed.Website Insert 5000 New Seats copy

The line, which is being renamed Central Texas & Colorado River Railway, LLC, operates 68 miles of track running due west from Lometa, Tex., where it interchanges with BNSF, to Brady, Tex. Potential new customers include an aggregate quarry, a cement factory and frac sand producers, OmniTRAX said.

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