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shortline rail services

Let Us Make Rail “Work” For Your Supply Chain

Midwest & Bluegrass Rail (MB Rail) operates shortline railroads across five states. We pride ourselves on our ability to make rail accessible for companies seeking to incorporate it into their supply chains. Whether it’s freight switching service, railcar storage, or multimodal transloading, you can trust our shortline operations to make our rail “work” for you.

Service Highlights

Who it’s for

Freight shippers and receivers, distribution companies, railcar fleet owners, and regional trucking carriers.

What it does

Customer-oriented rail switching and storage service to and from Class I (nationwide) railroad interchange points.

Benefits of service

  • Rail freight switching service
  • Railcar storage with inspection and repair services
  • Multimodal transloading for simple shipping

The Process

Let’s Get to Work

Please contact us about your rail needs, and we’ll take it from there.


Why Trust an MB Rail Shortline with Your Business?

Strategic Locations

We’re strategically located in proximity to major industrial and population centers.

Knowledgeable Experts

Our experienced team is ready to take on the changing dynamics of tomorrow’s supply chains.

Creative Solutions

We’re willing to think outside the box in order to create solutions for our customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to ship a railcar to the MB Rail locations?

Does MB Rail have railcars for customers to use?

Which Class I (nationwide) rail carriers do the MB Rail shortlines connect with?