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Many Parts, One Source

R. J. Corman is the One Source service provider for all facets of railroading. Although we are made up of several entities, our individual companies come together to form a custom package to respond to our customers’ unique needs. All companies and service groups are unified under one R. J. Corman banner and adhere to the same set of core values in order to provide consistent, high-quality solutions for our customers.


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Recent Projects

R. J. Corman Railroad Services Emergency Displays Incredible Talent in Staged Derailment for MxV Rail’s New Training Site

In 2021, MxV Rail, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the leading testing and research facilities in the railroad industry, announced that they would relocate to new facilities a couple of miles south of their previous site. In a press release, the organization...

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R. J. Corman Switching: Mechanical Crew Turns Field Repair into Full-Service Conversion of 500 Railcars

TTX Company, a major North American railcar provider, was in need of a skilled mechanical crew with the logistical ability and operational efficiency to repair and re-stencil 500 railcars. TTX reached out to R. J. Corman Railroad Switching with this request, and the R. J. Corman ...

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R. J. Corman Distribution Centers: Lumber Expansion Project to Serve Canfor Corporation

Fall of 2019 was an exciting time for the R. J. Corman South Union Distribution Center in Woodburn, KY. This distribution center primarily handles large coils of steel and aluminum, but the operations there are expanding for a new endeavor that will include softwood transloading, warehousing...

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Record Breaking Grain Volumes on the Memphis Line

While serving multiple functions, the R. J. Corman Memphis Line is a vital conduit for farm product shipping. This short line railroad has experienced a fantastic season for grain transport this year. The volume of grain received has led to an overall record-setting year. Locomotives pulling 90-car...

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R. J. Corman Storm Team: Responding to Hurricane Florence, and Michael

Early in the morning on Friday, September 14, Hurricane Florence made landfall in South Carolina. Despite the once Category 4 storm being downgraded to a Category 1 before it struck the coast, Hurricane Florence brought winds strong enough to uproot trees and cause power outages. Then, it stalled over...

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Western Ohio Lines
R. J. Corman Western Ohio Lines Receive Grant from the Ohio Rail Development Commission
On May 16, 2024, the Ohio Rail Development Commission approved a grant in the amount of $1,230,025 to R. J. Corman Railroad Company to help with the rehabilitation of… Read More

Gene Barber Named Rising Star
R. J. Corman's Gene Barber Honored by Progressive Railroading as "Rising Star" in the Railroad Industry
Progressive Magazine has recognized R. J. Corman Railroad Company's Gene Barber as one of the industry's "Rising Stars" in their 2024 list. This program honors… Read More

Congressman Andy Barr, R. J. Corman Officials, and Nicholasville Shops Team Members
Congressman Andy Barr Visits R. J. Corman Railroad Group Headquarters in Nicholasville
Congressman Andy Barr, accompanied by R. J. Corman officials, and Nicholasville Shops team members.On Wednesday, 27, Congressman Andy Barr, U.S. representative for… Read More

Press Releases

May 21, 2024

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky – R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC, a leading… Read More

October 24, 2023

LEXINGTON, KY – The Short Line Safety Institute (SLSI) will train… Read More


From the Atlantic to the Rockies

The R. J. Corman Railroad Group national headquarters is located in Central Kentucky in the City of Nicholasville. There are 73 strategically placed field offices in 23 different states across the US. Use the map to discover more about our locations.

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R. J. Corman companies are looking for quality individuals to fill available positions in railroad related service occupations. We offer competitive pay and benefits, on-the-job and classroom training, and unique assignments.

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