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The Cimarron Valley Railroad, built circa 1912, was purchased from the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company in February 1996. The line spans 245 miles of Midwest terrain, interchanging with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) bnsf.com in Boise City, Oklahoma and Dodge City, Kansas.
The Railroad hauls approximately 8,000 carloads per year, with wheat, corn and milo as primary agricultural transports. CVR also moves product for Columbian Chemical, one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of carbon blacks, a substance used in rubber manufacturing and the pigmentation of inks and plastics. Sand, cement, poles, pipe and fertilizers are other common commodities serviced on this line.
Offices and maintenance facility for the Railroad are located in Satanta, Kansas in the historic depot originally constructed by the Santa Fe Railroad. Cimarron Valley Railroad also has two 110-car unit train facilities: one located at Hugoton, Kansas and one located at Ensign, Kansas. The operation currently has five GP30s, two GP40 locomotives and 20 employees to accommodate the large customer-base and year-round transporting.
Please fill out the quote request form to learn more about shipping by rail and becoming a Cimarron Valley Railroad customer.