ABOUT

The Grand Elk Railroad (GDLK) began operations on March 8, 2009, as Watco’s first railroad to operate in the states of Michigan and Indiana. The GDLK covers 123 miles running from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Elkhart, Indiana.

The rail line is leased from Norfolk Southern. Three Class 1 railroads interchange with the GDLK along with three short line railroads. The GDLK serves more than 55 Customers in Michigan and Indiana.

Commodities shipped on the GDLK include frac sand, plastics, metals, forest products, agricultural products, and aggregates.

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Class I Interchanges

CN, CSX, NS

CUSTOMER SERVICE

T: 866.889.2826, Ext. 1
F: 844.476.6725
Email: Customer Service 1

OPERATIONS

75 Mills Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
T: 269.343.3461
F: 269.343.4219

Chadd Thimesch
General Manager
T: 316.775.8009

COMMERCIAL

Kirk Small
Commercial Manager
T: 757.632.5787

REAL ESTATE

Chanc Gomez
Property Manager
T: 620.235.7356