Railcar Storage

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Railcar_Storage_MapWatco provides safe, cost-effective railcar storage and switching solutions. Whether you’re needing short-term or long-term storage of loaded or empty railcars our car storage team will work with you to find the best location to meet your storage needs.

In addition to our car storage, Watco Customers also have the advantage of having a full service mechanical team at their disposal to repair, paint and clean cars as they go in and out of storage if needed.

Our connections to class one carriers offer a wide variety of routing options for your car fleet, allowing easy reconsignment to alternate destinations. Whether your storage needs include one or hundreds of railcars, we welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Watco’s storage benefits include:

  • Storage for loaded or empty railcars
  • Custom storage plans for loaded commodity distribution
  • Track and roadbeds are maintained to accommodate unit trains in many areas
  • Full-service railcar shop facility access
  • Team tracks available for transload at a variety of locations
  • Storage tracks located in secured access remote area
  • Competitive switching rates
  • Daily storage charges


David McCloud
Director of Leasing and Storage