Patriot Rail affiliate, Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services is a 34-acre, full-service, logistics support complex specializing in tank car and tank truck cleaning. Located in East Chicago, IN, approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, IL, the complex includes a chemical tank wash facility that cleans both liquid and dry bulk trailers containing most non-food grade commodities.

In addition to tank car and tank truck washes, Lakeshore offers transloading, truck/trailer mechanical repair, maintenance, hazardous materials (HM) testing, and waste water treatment services.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Prior to sending any tanker trucks or rail tank cars to Lakeshore, please visit our Status of Operations page to determine current facility capacity.

Tank Car and Tank Truck Cleaning


1150 E. 145th Street
East Chicago, IN 46312
Phone: (219) 398-7777
Email: lakeshore@patriotrail.com






Driving directions:
From Interstate 80/94 or Interstate 90
Take Cline Avenue (912) north to Chicago Avenue.  Turn west on Chicago Avenue and proceed to Euclid Avenue.  Euclid will be the first intersection past the Citgo tank farm.  Turn north on Euclid Avenue and cross R.R. tracks.  On the left will be the signs for the United Transportation Group.  Turn left and follow road to Tank services, Inc. (about 200 yards).