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An Independent Freight Railroad
& Rail Services Management Company

Our Services

Operational Strategy

MBR operates with a decentralized management organization that will allow local management to make prompt decisions for expanding operations.

Competitive Advantage

Leadership with a diverse background so we are able to evaluate and manage transactions differently than most Class 1 and Short Lines.

Acquisition Objectives

MBR has an open line of credit with our investors to implement faster completion schedules on M&A projects and capital to invest into infrastructure.

Our Experts

Avory Beggs

Avory Beggs

Avory currently serves as a Managing Member of Midwest and Bluegrass Rail, LLC.  Avory manages the day to day operations and serves as the Firm’s Chief Investment Officer.

Jerry Darnaby

Jerry Darnaby

Jerry serves as Director of Business Development and Risk Management for Midwest & Bluegrass Rail. In addition to his role at Midwest & Bluegrass Rail he serves as Vice President.

Dustin Shaver

​Dustin Shaver

Dustin currently serves as the Chief Commercial Officer for Midwest & Bluegrass Rail and is responsible for leading all the marketing and commercial efforts for the company.

Mike Williams

Mike Williams

Michael currently assists with business development and acquisition valuation for Midwest & Bluegrass Rail, and is the President of Railroad Materials Salvage, Inc.

Brain Miller

Brian Miller

Brian currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. Brian held various roles overseeing major railroad operations with both short line and Class I railroad companies.

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Midwest & Bluegrass Rail

A full-service railroad management company with offices in Kansas City, MO and Lexington, KY 

Our Partners

MBR is always on the lookout for new and exciting opportunities that can serve to benefit our partners, clients, and employees.

With offices in two locations, MBR demonstrates our commitment to a decentralized approach.  Not only is this approach applicable to our existing operations, but to our future endeavors as well.

With offices in Kansas City, MO and Lexington, KY, MBR can easily access most of the country

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