Our Story

Established in 2005 by industry veterans, United Rail is a solutions driven rail resource management company catering to independent rail operators in the passenger rail excursion and short line freight business. Our strategic outlook and means of planning is more than effective, it allows us to help clients grow and expand while we do the same.

The Market

  • Over 800 independent short line railroads in the US
  • 200 have larger company affiliations
  • 600 have no collective purchasing or marketing umbrella
  • Many owners are retirement age – no exit strategy
  • Over $300 million per year in income potential

The rail market in the US and Canada