Ship By Rail In Washington State – Columbia & Cowlitz Railway

The Columbia & Cowlitz Railway and Patriot Woods Railroad (“CLC”) connect and operate as one railroad over a total of 31.3 track miles in southwest Washington. The CLC interchanges with the Union Pacific (UP) and BNSF through the Longview Switching Company (jointly owned by the UP and BNSF) in Longview, Washington. The Patriot Woods Railroad interchanges directly with the CLC railroad.

The CLC owns a locomotive repair facility on the Weyerhaeuser plant site in Longview – the facility has three tracks with an overhead crane.

Longview, Washington
Columbia & Cowlitz Railway Map

PRC Freight Tariff 1000-1 (eff. 01-01-17)
CLC 2000-1 Charge Catalog (eff. 09-01-18)

PRC 9004 Rule 11 FSC (effective 3-1-15)
October 2018 Fuel Surcharge (FSC) – 0.30¢ per mile
November 2018 Fuel Surcharge (FSC) – 0.32¢ per mile

Patriot Rail Credit Application

Columbia & Cowlitz Railway / Patriot Woods Railroad
3401 Industrial Way
Longview, WA 98632
Phone: (360) 501-2182
Fax: (360) 501-2192

Customer Service Contact:
Phone: 1 (855) 955-RAIL (7245)
Fax: (904) 423-5388

Business Development Contact:
Tom Naso
Director of Sales – West Region
Mobile: (904) 654-0147
Office: (904) 654-0147

Connecting Railroads:
UP and BNSF @ Longview, Washington

Primary Commodities Handled:
Aggregate, chemicals, dimensional lumber, industrial products, newsprint, plastic resin, plywood chips, pulpboard, specialty packaging products and landfill trash.

To report non-service related emergency, please call 1 (855) 258-4514.