Iowa Interstate Railroad moves massive Wind Blades

Thursday, May 5th, marked a first for Iowa Interstate Railroad as wind blades from TPI Composites departed Newton, IA by rail.  Thirty blades, measuring 56.9 meters each, were loaded one blade per two platform flat cars.  After inspection, the cars left Newton and proceeded to the Union Pacific in Des Moines to continue their journey … [Read More]

Chris Urban Retires

On March 31, veteran railroader Chris Urban retired from the Company. Chris’ railroad career spans 48 years with six railroads: Milwaukee Road, Soo Line, BN, Wisconsin Central, CN, and the Iowa Interstate. As Director of Safety Rules and Training, Chris updated our safety rule books, timetables, and GCOR books. But Chris’ main and lasting contributions … [Read More]

Commitment to Safety

As the Company upholds its commitment to safety, it is only through each and every one of our employees’ efforts that we protect the public and assure we all return home intact. Although safety is an integral part of everyone’s job, we would like to specifically recognize Adam Haynie and Zach Larue this month for … [Read More]