Fort Smith Railroad (FSR)

Pioneer Lines owns and operates track from Fort Smith to Barling, Arkansas. Situated in the Northwestern portion of the state, bordering Oklahoma. Barling is approximately 64 miles South of Fayetteville and 150 miles West of Little Rock.

Agriculture remains the largest industry in Arkansas. Rice is currently the largest export of the state, representing approximately, fifty percent of all rice production in the United States.  Other segments, include industrial and agricultural chemicals, electoral products, fabricated metal, machinery, plastics and rubbers. Walmart is one of the six Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Arkansas.

Commodities:
Metals, Paper, Food Products, Chemicals, Grain and Aggregates

Interchanges:
UP – Fort Smith, AR
KCS – Fort Smith, AR

Interchange Type:
Handling Line Carrier for the UP

Capacity:
286,000 lbs.

Miles Operated:
23.5

Resources:
General Freight Tariff 5000
FSR Rate Tariff 8000_01012021

Credit Application
Right of Entry Process_12102020
Temporary Right of Entry Application_12102020
Facility Application_12102020
Tower Application_12102020
Wireline Specification for Clearance
Specification for Pipeline Occupancy 
Flagging Rate Agreement_12102020

FSR-simpler-final

Operations:
22 North B Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Business Development:
Lucas Bellamy
Director of Industrial & Business Development
720.506.9263
lbellamy@pioneerlines.com

Customer Service:
309.248.0695
customer.service@pioneerlines.com

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

Storage & Purchasing:
Commercial Group
railcarstorage@pioneerlines.com