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Vandalia Railroad Co.

The Vandalia Railroad Co. (VRRC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp, operates 3 miles of track in Vandalia, Illinois. The railroad's principal commodities are steel pipe, plastic pellets and fertilizer.

Detailed Operations Map:
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St Louis, MO; Effingham, IL – Central IL

Miles of Track Operated:

Location of Offices:
609 West Main Street, Vandalia, Illinois, 62471

Stations Served:
Vandalia, Illinois

Railroad Type:
Junction Settlement Carrier

Connecting Railroad:
CSX Transportation (Vandalia, IL)

Stand by Switch Engine Service Available:

Load Capacity of Track:
263,000 lbs. - Total Weight On Rail

Overhead Clearance:
Contact Customer Service Center for Clearance on Oversized Loads

Team Track Facilities:

Additional Services:
Railcar storage
Storage in transit loads/empties
Long term storage loads/empties
Short term storage loads/empties
Industrial site placement assistance 3rd party transload/cold storage warehouse/truck




Key Contacts

Storage/ Purchasing/ Emergencies:
Shane Cullen,
V.P. of Mechanical & Operations

Tom Black,
V.P. of Safety & Transportation

Pricing/ Business Development/ General Inquiry:
Nathan Johns,
V.P. Marketing & Government Affairs

Customer Service:
Eric Vanda,

Real Estate/ Right of Way/ Utilities:
Frank May,
V.P. of Real Estate

Accounting Office
1318 S. Johanson Rd.
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697 - 1400

Tariffs & Documentation

Demurrage Tariff VRRC6007-D

Storage Tariff VRRC8998

Misc. Charges Tariff VRRC8999

Misc. Charges Tariff VRRC8999 (effective 08/01/2016)

Fuel Surcharge Tariff VRRC9003

Flagging Tariff VRRC9010

Inspection Tariff VRRC9050

Right of Entry Tariff

Right of Entry Procedure Packet

Right of Entry
Permit Forms