For more than 30 years, G&W’s subsidiary Rail Link, Inc., has provided contracted railroad switching and other on-site rail transportation services, including:

  • Railcar switching
  • Railcar loading and unloading
  • Railcar inspection and prep
  • Railcar repair and cleaning
  • Track, locomotive and facility maintenance
  • Class I railroad interchange services

Customers can tailor these offerings for a complete turnkey package at both FRA-regulated and non-FRA-regulated operations.  

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, Rail Link currently serves 20 customers – some for 20 years or more – throughout North America.

Contact us today to learn more about our railroad switching services.


Assistant Vice President, Rail Services

Chris Shepherd
Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.

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At Rail Link, safety is our top priority, and our employees consistently achieve outstanding safety results.

Rail Link is a proud member of:

Customer Focus

In a 2019 customer-satisfaction survey, Rail Link was rated 8.75 out of 10 in overall satisfaction – with 8.0 being the benchmark of a truly loyal customer.

We listen carefully to what customers say and work hard to develop creative, flexible rail transportation and logistics packages that address the individualized service needs of each facility.

Employment Qualifications

Rail Link hires most employees from the communities we serve and seeks applicants willing to work safely and in any weather condition. All employees for your location will be full-time Rail Link employees who undergo extensive training and certifications and are compensated based on performance.

Customer Success Stories