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. 

Company Information

Mailing Address

Boise Valley Railroad
100 PFE Drive
Nampa, ID  83651

Phone 208-442-0144
Fax 208-329-4316
Web Site

Gary Wagenseller
General Manager

Carl Legg
Director of Marketing, West Region
208-734-4644, ext. 1125
208-961-1936 (cell)

Company Affiliation Watco Companies
Interchange Points Nampa, ID
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI