Rail Services

With a growing inventory of 43 railroads operating in North America and Western Australia, Watco Transportation Services (WTS) is the largest privately owned short line operator in the United States.

The WTS network covers more 5,400 miles of track and ships more than half a million carloads annually. WTS short lines transport a variety of commodities such as agricultural and food products, lumber and forest products, paper and paper goods, infrastructure metals and minerals, chemicals, plastics and energy products.

WTS short lines are committed to providing service to our customers based on our Customer First Foundation Principles. By listening to our customers and understanding their needs, we are able to grow both our businesses in a profitable manner.