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West Michigan Railroad Co.

The West Michigan Railroad Co. (WMI),
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp, operates 4.23 miles of track in the Hartford, Michigan area. The railroad's principal commodities are frozen foods and canned goods.

Detailed Operations Map:
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Hartford, MI; Kalamazoo, MI – Southwestern MI

Miles of Track Operated:
4.23 miles

Location of Offices:
115 Industrial Drive, Paw Paw, Michigan, 47079

Stations Served:

Railroad Type:
Junction Settlement Carrier

Connecting Railroad:
CSX Transportation (Hartford, MI) 

Stand by Switch Engine Service Available:

Load Capacity of Track:
270,000 lbs. - Total Weight On Rail

Overhead Clearance:
Contact Customer Service Center for Clearance on Oversized Loads

Team Track Facilities:

Additional Services:
Railcar storage
Storage in transit loads/empties
Long term storage loads/empties
Short term storage loads/empties
Industrial site placement assistance
3rd party transload/warehouse/truck; unit train aggregate transload




Key Contacts

Storage/ Purchasing/ Emergencies:
Shane Cullen,
V.P. of Mechanical & Operations

Tom Black,
V.P. of Safety & Transportation

Pricing/ Business Development/ General Inquiry:
Nathan Johns,
V.P. Marketing & Government Affairs

Customer Service:
Eric Vanda,

Real Estate/ Right of Way/ Utilities:
Frank May,
V.P. of Real Estate

Accounting Office
1318 S. Johanson Rd.
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697 - 1400

Tariffs & Documentation

Demurrage Tariff WMI6007-D

Storage Tariff WMI8998

Misc. Charges Tariff WMI8999

Misc. Charges Tariff WMI8999 (effective 08/01/2016)

Fuel Surcharge Tariff WMI9003

Flagging Tariff WMI9010

Inspection Tariff WMI9050

Right of Entry Tariff

Right of Entry Procedure Packet

Right of Entry
Permit Forms