Boise Valley Railroad BVRR #21
Nature of Firm
The BVRR, a Watco Company short line, consists of 36 miles of track that travels two separate branches, the Wilder Branch and the Boise Cut-off. The Wilder Branch is an 11-mile long track running from Wilder, Idaho to Caldwell, Idaho. The 25-mile Boise Cut-off runs from Nampa to just southeast of Boise, Idaho's largest city. The lease-purchase agreement also includes trackage rights from Nampa to Caldwell on the Union Pacific Railroad line.
Eighty-four customers are currently served by the Boise Valley Railroad. The major commodities that will be shipped on the Boise Valley Railroad include potatoes, lumber, fertilizer, and fuels. The railroad will also be assuming switching duties for many of the industries in the Boise area.
The Boise Valley Railroad (BVRR) began operations in November of 2009.
Boise Valley Railroad
|Company Affiliation||Watco Companies|
|Interchange Points||Nampa, ID|
|Agreement Type||Handling Carrier|
|Information Exchange Method||RMI|