Rail Switching Services
USRL rail switching services department offers the following services:
- Facility Maintenance and Groundskeeping
- Experienced personnel, turnkey operations so that the customer can avoid having to take on the risk and headache of training in-house personnel
- Railroad Planning & Coordination
- Switch Cleaning & Track Maintenance
We provide rail switching services for all industries that ship by rail. Generally, this service involves locomotives and a crew placed in a customer-run facility. We are equipped to maintain rail yards, maintain locomotives, and supply and build new service tracks. These services are used to assemble, disassemble, and move railcars for maximum efficiency. In addition to traditional switching services, we also offer inventory management, shipping logistics support, outbound loading, and special handling of your specialty products.
Our team of experienced railroad professionals will help you develop and execute a fully-customized daily plan designed to reduce dwell time and improve your asset utilization while enhancing the efficiency of your rail operation.
USRL can switch anywhere in the United States.
No matter where you’re located, we can help you manage the intricacies of an intraplant rail facility and hone your competitive edge.
Don’t take on the expense of recruiting, hiring, and employing personnel outside of your industry and company’s specialization. Instead, when you hire USRL, you have access to an entire crew of experienced railway professionals with decades of experience and training.
From certified and highly-trained locomotive operators to qualified conductors and switchmen, our crew is comprised of the best in the business.
Our team combines smooth and efficient performance with an unmatched safety record and proven dependability. We don’t just implement industry best standards – we set them. And no matter which services you require, we will provide you with detailed, up-to-date reporting to keep you informed while we keep your rail operation running smoothly.
U.S. Rail and Logistics specializes in performing mobile inspection and maintenance services. Our talented railroad experts have experience with all types of equipment, including tank cars. Whether the equipment is in service or needs some work performed before returning to service, USRL can provide labor and materials to get your fleet operating at full capacity again.
- Overload reduction
- Mobile repair
- Railcar cleaning
- Tank & Freight car inspections
Locomotive and Railcar Mover Leasing
All of the locomotives that we lease undergo a thorough and extensive inspection to ensure the equipment you’re receiving is up to snuff and ready for service. If you have specific requirements, we offer refurbishments and upgrades to ensure that your locomotive fits your operation’s needs.
Railcar movers are a cost-efficient alternative to switch locomotives that are ideal for in-plant railcar spotting and rail yards. We have railcar movers capable of moving 3 to 50 cars at once. Save money and time by talking to one of our equipment specialists. Get exactly the power and pull you need for your project.
The U.S. Rail and Logistics Difference
We are committed to making your rail operation as safe, profitable, and efficient as possible. We deliver your trains safely, promptly, and damage-free. Our process-oriented approach to rail switching services ensures safety, reliable regulatory compliance, and real-time, data-rich reporting. We set the bar for efficient train processing.
Locations Across the Country
USRL is leading the way in rail switching services.
We offer rail logistics services for bulk products across the country, with warehouses on almost all major Class I railroads.
Our goal as a company is to save our clients time and money by optimizing their railcar capabilities with purposeful production plans designed by our team of industry experts.