Railcar Switching that Simply Works.

Industrial Rail Switching Services

A Simple Turn-Key Solution for All Your Rail Switching Service Needs

We provide a customized service package to manage on-site industrial rail yards, including locomotives, insurance, trained personnel, and more. Railserve is the largest, most experienced contract rail services company in the industry.

Railserve Benefits You with:

  • Increased Efficiency & Capacity

  • Improved Safety & Compliance

  • Minimized Costs

  • Reduced Liability

Reduces Cost

  • Decreases or eliminates switching, weighing, and demurrage charges
  • Improves railcar fleet utilization due to decreased cycle time
  • Reduces rail switching crew time, equipment, and fuel expenses
  • Switching allowance to shipper is usually less than a typical railroad’s out-of-pocket switching cost

Increases Plant Efficiency & Capacity

  • Cars are delivered and pulled in blocks
  • Increased carload volume
  • Improves use of track space
  • Greater awareness of plant track conditions from contractor observations and reporting
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Improves safety

  • Permanently-assigned personnel familiar to site and contractor-administered safety training specific to plant operations
  • Reduces car handling and associated damages
  • Proprietary safety technology, safety programs, and reporting.

Customize Rail Services to Fit Your Specific Needs.

  • Locomotives & Material Handling Equipment
  • Trained Personnel
  • Administration / Supervision
  • Insurance
  • Proven Safety Methods
  • Special Safety Technology
  • Reporting & Analysis
  • Yard Tracker Software to Manage Plant Inventory
  • GPS & Camera Technology for Locomotives

Railcar Switching Services Include:

  • Track Maintenance
  • Railcar Loading, Unloading and Weighing
  • Car Cleaning and Inspections
  • Car Storage Solutions
  • Gate Operations
  • Administration & Clerical
  • Yard Inventory Management and Billing


Multi-modal transfer of bulk commodities:

  • Crude
  • Condensate
  • Ethanol
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Polypropylene
  • Synthetic Crude and NGL

Industries Served

  • Agriculture / Food Processing
  • Chemical / Plastics
  • Energy / Refining
  • Crude Oil Terminal Operations
  • Manufacturing
  • Pulp & Paper
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Get the full details on how your company can benefit from exceptional rail services.