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About Us: Facts & Figures

The CRANDIC line:

  • 100,000 car loads of traffic each year
  • 100+ miles of track, including 60 miles of main line
  • 10 communities in four east-central Iowa counties
  • 400 cars owned or leased
  • 8 MP-1500 locomotives and 6 slugs in service
  • Approximately 80 employees
  • 20 m.p.h. maximum speed
CRANDIC Train Engine
  • Strategic agreements with other railroads
  • Computerized tracking, integrated EDI services and detailed yard and switching reports
  • Received Argus Rail Business' 2011 national Win-Win Award (co-applicant: Archer Daniels Midland)
  • Named Railway Age magazine's 2005 national Short Line Railroad of the Year
  • Recipient of Argus Rail Business' 1999 national Win-Win Award (co-applicant: Cedar River Paper/Weyerhaeuser)