North America’s Premier Short Line Railroad and Rail-Related Services Company

Patriot Rail Company LLC is one of North America’s safest and most reliable rail and rail-related services companies, helping to develop innovative solutions while creating optimal value for our customers, stakeholders, and employees in the communities we serve.


We manage 12 short line railroads in 14 states across the continental U.S. Our customer base includes an array of diverse commodities – everything from crude to grain and other food products. Our premier short line rail services include interchanges with Class 1 providers that enable you to move your goods across the state or across the country.

Patriot Rail also manages the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, an excursion train based in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Our short line railroads include:

Rail-Related Services

There’s more to rail transport than moving freight from one point to another. We can help you manage the rest of your operation with our wide array of supplemental services. We provide everything from railcar cleaning and storage to supply-chain analytics.

Patriot Rail services include:


“The Patriot Way”

At Patriot, we value our relationships – with our customers, employees, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders. We know that safety, integrity, reliability, ethical behavior and exceptional customer service are critical to building and maintaining strong, mutually beneficial relationships. Everyone at Patriot – from the mailroom to the boardroom – embraces those values. More importantly, as a team, we make it our business to demonstrate them in everything we do. It’s “The Patriot Way.”