Bow River-backed RailPros buys Roadway Worker Training

RailPros, which is backed by Bow River Capital Partners, has acquired Roadway Worker Training LLC from R.J. Corman Railroad Group LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in St. Augustine, Florida, RWT is a provider of safety, compliance and technical training, targeted services and products for the railroad industry.


GRAPEVINE, TEXAS, January 19, 2018
RailPros, a leader in providing diversified engineering and safety services in the rail and transit industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Roadway Worker Training, LLC (RWT) from R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC.
RWT is based in St. Augustine, Florida and has three distinct business divisions—Roadway Worker Training, Railroad Protective Services, and Focal Point Productions. These combined RWT divisions employ more than 100 professionals focused on employee training, contract personnel for employee-in-charge/flagging services, consulting, and video production.

“This opportunity provides a natural fit that will serve the rail industry, our customers, and the employees very well,” said Johnny Johnson, President of RailPros Field Services. “With the addition of RWT, RailPros has now expanded its contract flagging operations to be truly nationwide. RailPros operates a people-centric business, and we look forward to integrating the companies to provide an even more comprehensive suite of products and services for our clients.”

RailPros, founded in 2000, employs over 400 professionals providing a full-spectrum of railroad support services including engineering and design, project and construction management, roadway workers in charge (RWIC), inspection, project management, signal services, utility permitting and observation, training, and railroad coordination. RailPros has offices located in California, Texas, and Utah.