Management Summary

At Blacklands Railroad we pride ourselves in providing “Customer On Demand Service”. In addition to our 24/7 switching operation, we work with customers to provide transportation solutions that will bring value to their business. We offer a wide range of services including locomotive repair, rail car repair, transloading, fleet tracking, and transportation solution consulting.

About Us

Blacklands Railroad is a shortline railroad headquartered in Sulphur Springs, Texas (just East of Dallas/Fort Worth). Founded in 1999, Blacklands started with just a few hundred rail cars per year and has since grown to move thousands of rail cars across East Texas. 

Over the last 20 years, we have expanded to include 

Products that we haul:

  • Aggregates
  • Metals: Coiled and Scrap
  • Bricks
  • Paper Commodities
  • Chemicals and Liquids
  • Pipe
  • Building Materials
  • Forest Products, and Lumber
  • Plastics & Resins
  • Equipment and Machinery
  • Recycling
  • Feed Ingredients & Fertilizers
  • Salt: Bagged & Bulk
  • Foods
  • TransLoad – Frac sand, Plastics, aggregates, lumber etc.