Patriot Rail affiliate, Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services is a 36-acre, full-service, kosher certified, logistics support complex specializing in tank and hopper railcar cleaning. Located in East Chicago, IN, approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown Chicago, IL.


In addition to Railcar Washes, Lakeshore offers Transloading, Maintenance, Hazardous Materials (HM) Testing, Waste Water Treatment Services and Railcar Scrapping.

Tank and Hopper Railcar Cleaning


Approved Commodities for Rail Tank Cleaning – Revised 09-01-2018


1150 E. 145th Street
East Chicago, IN 46312
(219) 398-7777

Business Development Contact:
Robert Turnauckas
Director of Sales, Marketing
Office: (904) 528-8646

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 Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services.  Turn left and follow road to facility. (about 200 yards).