VIP Rail ULC
Alpenglow acquired its first two railroads in July 2017. The company acquired VIP Rail ULC, strategically located in the heart of Sarnia, Ontario’s chemical valley.
VIP Rail’s two properties switches over 20,000 carloads per year, transloads bulk liquids, stores over 1,000 railcars, provides railcar repair and cleaning, and offers warehousing and trucking solutions to a blue-chip refinery and petrochemical customer base, including Imperial Oil / Exxon, Shell, Ineos Styrolution, and several others.
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VIP Sarnia is a 50 acre heavy industrial zoned site located at 300 Kenny Street, Sarnia, Ontario. It is served by CN Railway. VIP Sarnia directly shares a property boarder or is in very close proximity to many of Sarnia’s largest petro-chemical facilities, including Imperial Oil, Styrolution, ArLanxeo, Cabot Corporation, and others.
VIP Sarnia has three locomotives, 850 railcar storage spots, 115,000 square feet of warehouse space, several transload platforms that can handle hazardous materials, liquids and dry bulk commodities, lay-down space that can accommodate project cargo and over-sized equipment handling, and several other unique qualities that makes VIP Rail the preferred partner for all of Sarnia’s chemical valley’s transportation needs.
VIP Corunna is a 112 acre heavy industrial zoned site located at 220 St Clair Pky RR 2, Corunna, Ontario. It is served by CSX Railroad and is located three miles south of the VIP Sarnia site. VIP Corunna directly shares a property boarder with Shell, and is in very close proximity to many petro-chemical facilities, including Nova Chemical, DuPont, Pembina and others.
VIP Corunna has 250 railcar storage spots, several transload platforms that can handle hazardous materials, liquids and dry bulk commodities, liquids storage tank infrastructure, available parcels of land for sale or lease, and many other unique attributes.
VIP Switching Services
VIP Switching Services was established in December 2017. VIP Switching Services has partnered with TransAlta in Sarnia, Ontario, to serve TransAlta’s 268-acre Blue Water Energy Park. The Bluewater Energy Park is a full service site that is able to provide steam and electrical power from TransAlta’s Sarnia Regional Cogeneration Plant at favorable prices to industry. The park has already located a number of new industrial customers and now only has 170 acres left for the development of new manufacturing. VIP Switching Services will provide rail switching and storage, and stevedore and terminal services to TransAlta’s future customer base.
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