Napoleon Defiance and Western Railway (NDW)

Pioneer Lines owns and operates 58.2 miles of track from Woodburn, Indiana to Liberty Center, Ohio. The Woodburn road is situated in the Northeast portion of Indiana approximately 50 miles East of Ft Wayne, 184 miles Northeast of Indianapolis.

Indiana is the second largest auto manufacturing states in the United States. Indiana’s other manufactures include pharmaceuticals and medical devices, automobiles, electrical equipment, transportation equipment, chemical products, rubber, petroleum and coal products, and factory machinery. Other industries in Indiana include: Aerospace and Aviation, Advanced Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Energy.

Commodities:
Aggregates, Chemicals, Food Products and Plastics Lumber, Pulpwood and Particleboard

Interchanges:
CSXT – Defiance, OH
NS – Woodburn, IN

Interchange Type:
Interline Carrier & Switch

Capacity:
263,000 lbs. NS – Woodburn, IN
286,000 lbs. CSXT- Defiance, OH

Miles Operated:
58.2

Resources:
General Freight Tariff 5000
General Freight Tariff 5000 Effective 01.01.2022
NDW Rate Tariff 8000_01012021
NDW Rate Tariff 8000 Effective 01.01.2022
Fuel Surcharge Tariff NDW9003-B

Railroad Real Estate:
Railroad Real Estate

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Operations:
817 5th Street
Defiance, OH 43512

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