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
NDW Rate Tariff 8000_01012021
Fuel Surcharge Tariff NDW9003-B

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

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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

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

Storage & Purchasing:
Commercial Group
railcarstorage@pioneerlines.com