A: Upon checking with railfans familiar with St. Louis, they confirmed that the shops you visited are leased out to Metro East Industries. These are their main shops, in East St. Louis, Ill. However, Foster Townsend Rail Logistics still exists as part of Patriot Rail, with operations throughout the United States. Patriot Rail has recently agreed to be acquired by Australia-based First State Investments. — Trains staff
Published: Sept. 4, 2019
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