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Modesto & Empire Traction Company

The M&ET Railroad is an in-district, shortline railroad that provides direct access to all national rail connections. The M&ET Railroad provides exclusive switching service (in and outbound) for the entire District. Provides fast coast-to-coast service.
(209) 524-4631
www.metrr.com

 

Valley Transload

This transload facility located in East Modesto, California, offers all the amenities desired:

  • 6000' track
     
  • Full Concrete Aprons
     
  • Paving Between Rail
     
  • Completely Fenced
     
  • High Intensity Lighting
     
  • Security Cameras
     
  • On Site 24/7 Card Lock Scale
     
  • On Site 24/7 Card Lock Fuel
     
  • Acres & Acres of On Ground Storage
     
  • 40 Ton Crane Capacity
     
  • Access to BNSF and UP
     
  • 90 Miles: San Francisco - Sacramento - Fresno
     
  • Controlled Storm Drainage

Contact: Jim Ross
ph. 209.557.2708
fax 209.529.0336
email: jross@metrr.com

 

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

Companies can contract for commercial service with BNSF for shipment of goods. Service rates are based on the type of commodity shipped, the origin, the destination, the amount shipped and whether it requires refrigeration.
(800) 809-2673
www.bnsf.com

Union Pacific/Southern Pacific Railroad

Companies can contract for commercial service with UPSP for shipment of goods. Service rates are based on the type of commodity shipped, the origin, the destination, the amount shipped and whether it requires refrigeration.
(888) 870-8777
www.up.com

AMTRAK Passenger Service

AMTRAK provides train service to the Modesto area via the new Parker Road Station.  Routes from Modesto connect passengers to other valley locations including Bakersfield, Sacramento, San Francisco and the Sierra foothill communities.  
(800) 872-7245
www.amtrak.com

 
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