Vandalia Railroad (VRRC)

Pioneer Railcorp owns and operates 5.5 miles of track in Central Illinois. Situated approximately 200 miles south of Chicago, Illinois. The Port of Chicago is less than 300 miles northeast of the VRRC. The Port of Chicago is the only facility with the distinction of being both a Great Lakes Port as well as an Inland Rivers Port.  A wide variety of commodities are transferred through the port daily.

Manufacturing is the largest industry in Illinois accounting for 13% of the state’s gross domestic product. Illinois, a leading manufacturing state, manufacturing farm machinery, machine tools and construction equipment home to Caterpillar and Deere and Co. Chemical manufacturing is also a strong industry producing; cleaning, pharmaceuticals, industrial chemicals, paint and resins. Business across the state benefits from Illinois extensive transportation network and robust logistic industry.

Commodities:
Plastics

Interchanges:
CSX – Vandalia, IL

Interchange Type:
Junction Settlement Carrier

Capacity:
263,000 lbs.

Miles Operated:
5.5

Resources:
Demurrage Tariff VRRC6007-D
Storage Tariff VRRC8998
Misc. Charges Tariff VRRC8999
Misc. Charges Tariff VRRC8999 effective 08.01.2016
Fuel Surcharge Tariff VRRC9003
Flagging Tariff VRRC9010
Inspection Tariff VRRC9050
Right of Entry Tariff VRRC7007
Right of Entry Procedure Packet
Right of Entry Permit Forms

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Operations:
609 West Main Street
Vandalia, IL 62471

Business Development:
Nathan Johns
Vice President of Business Development
309.621.4436
njohns@pioneer-railcorp.com

Customer Service:
309.697.1559
customer.service@pioneer-railcorp.com

Safety:
Tom Black
Vice President of Safety and Transportation
309.621.4425
tblack@pioneer-railcorp.com

Storage & Purchasing:
Commercial Group
railcarstorage@pioneer-railcorp.com