Elkhart and Western Railway (EWR)

Pioneer Lines, owns and operates two segments of track. One in Elwin Indiana, the Southernmost tip of Indiana.  The second road runs from Argos to Walkerton, Indiana. Argos is approximately 70 miles West of Ft. Wayne, Indian. and Walkerton is 80 miles East of Chicago Illinois.

Indiana is the second largest auto manufacturing state. Indiana’s other manufacturers include pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electrical equipment chemical products, rubber, petroleum and coal products.

Commodities:
Cement, Metals, Lumber, Grain, Aggregates, Fertilizer and Paper

Interchanges:
NS – Elkhart, IN & Argos, IN

Interchange Type:
Handling Line Carrier

Capacity:
Elkhart Sub: 286,000 lbs.
Argos Sub: Walkerton 263,000 lbs.
Argos Sub: Plymouth to Argos 286,000 lbs.
Argos Sub: Argos to Rochester 263,000 lbs.
Monon Sub: 286,000 lbs.

 

Miles Operated:
47

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General Freight Tariff 5000
General Freight Tariff 5000 Effective 01.01.2022
EWR Rate Tariff 8001012021
EWR Rate Tariff 8000 Effective 01.01.2022

Railroad Real Estate:
Railroad Real Estate

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Operations:
P.O. Box 1468
Elkhart, IN 46515

Business Development:
Jodi Heath
Director of Business Development
260-222-7706
jheath@pioneerlines.com

Customer Service:
309.248.0695
customer.service@pioneerlines.com

Railroad Real Estate:
realestate@pioneerlines.com

Safety:
Wesley Lofton
Director of Safety and Operating Practices
303.912.1632
wlofton@pioneerlines.com

Storage & Purchasing:
Commercial Group
railcarstorage@pioneerlines.com
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