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Quality & Reliability You Can Depend On.

R. J. Corman Railroad Company, LLC is a holding company for 19 short line railroad companies with a combined total of over 1,350 miles of track. We have operations in 11 states and move approximately 125,000 carloads per year.

Short lines

At R. J. Corman, we know that our success is dependent on our customers' success. We are thankful for your business and grateful for the long-term partnership. Our Tariff is intended to be a valuable tool for our customers, and serves two main functions:

  • Define the additional services R. J. Corman may provide, outside of the normal line-haul shipment via our transportation service plan, to give our customers additional flexibility when shipping freight by rail; and
  • List the terms associated with shipping freight via the R. J. Corman rail network and the fees for non-compliance with certain terms and conditions.


Services Include

  • Carload Service
  • Track Leasing
  • Rail Car Leasing
  • Transloading
  • Load Adjustments
  • Warehouse Space
  • Distribution
  • Track Storage
  • Logistics
  • Dispatching


American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Jake Award with Distinction, which recognizes short line railroads for safety: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Marketing Award, which recognizes member companies that design and implement the most innovative and successful marketing initiatives in the small railroad industry: 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 

Argus Rail Win-Win Award: 2013 

CSX Short Line Business Development Award: 2019  

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association President's Award: 2018, 2020  

American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Business Development Award: 2021 

Railway Age Magazine Short Line of the Year: 2007, 2021