Rail freight services

Now in our second century of service, our award-winning short line rail freight service - CRANDIC Rail, continues to deliver significant logistics advantages to some of the largest manufacturers in Iowa. Our experienced team can manage your shipping needs 365 days a year with flexible and competitively priced service through strategic agreements with regional and Class 1 railroads.

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Rail freight services

Now in our second century of service, our award-winning short line rail freight service - CRANDIC Rail, continues to deliver significant logistics advantages to some of the largest manufacturers in Iowa. Our experienced team can manage your shipping needs 365 days a year with flexible and competitively priced service through strategic agreements with regional and Class 1 railroads.

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CRANDIC Rail

Services and pricing inquiries

Moving your product when and where you need it

CRANDIC is ready to serve your shipping needs.Through strategic agreements with regional Class I railroads, CRANDIC offers flexible and competitively priced service when you need it. Reach out to our team for the following services:

Current Fuel Surcharge

CRANDIC changes its fuel surcharge rate each month predicated on market conditions for fuel.

WTI Fuel Surcharge Status


Per CIC Rules Book 6100, the current surcharge effective December 1, 2022 is 26.40 percent. Pending any changes to the supporting data, the fuel surcharge scheduled to become effective January 1, 2023 is 24.80 percent based on the average WTI for November 2022.  

 

EFFECTIVE DATE    SURCHARGE AMOUNT    SURCHARGE STATUS    AVG. MONTHLY WTI PRICE    BASIS MONTH
12/1/2022 26.40%

Active

$88.92 Oct 2022
1/1/2023 24.80% TBD $84.91 Nov 2022 
 2/1/2023 TBD TBD TBD Dec 2022 (MTD)

     
 

HDF Fuel Surcharge Status


Per CIC Mileage-Based Fuel Surcharge Tariff 9015, the current surcharge effective December 1, 2022 is .81 cents per mile. Pending any changes to the supporting data, the fuel surcharge scheduled to become effective January 1, 2023 is .82 cents per mile, based on the average price per gallon for Highway Diesel Fuel (HDF) for November 2022.  

 

EFFECTIVE DATE    SURCHARGE AMOUNT    SURCHARGE STATUS    AVG. MONTHLY HDF PRICE/GALLON    BASIS MONTH
12/1/2022 $0.81 Active $5.211 Oct 2022
1/1/2023 $0.82 Future $5.255 Nov 2022
 2/1/2023 TBD TBD TBD Dec 2022 (MTD)

 

If you need more information about the fuel surcharge or published rates, or wish to receive an automated fuel surcharge update each month, please contact our Sales, Pricing and Contracts department at (319) 786-3662.

Published Reciprocal Switch Rates

Effective September 15, 2021, the following industries are open to reciprocal switch to IANR, CN and UP (see CIC 6100-H below):

Archer Daniels Midland Company    $221 per railcar 
Ingredion  $316 per railcar 
Cargill West  $360 per railcar 
Republic Services  $316 per railcar 
PMX Industries  $316 per railcar 
Logistics Park Cedar Rapids  $450 per railcar 
CIC Team Track, Wilson Ave  $450 per railcar 

All others industries are closed. For rates and to receive tariff updates, contact our Sales, Pricing and Contracts department at (319) 786-3662.

Safety Policy, Utility Crossing Forms

Contractor Safety Policy

Safety is the top priority at CRANDIC. Strict adherence to all safety rules is required of all individuals and businesses that are granted access or permission to work on CRANDIC property. Please carefully review our Contractor Safety Policy.

Utility Crossing and Forms

A licensee or its agents, contractors or subcontractors performing activities on CRANDIC right-of-way shall provide to CRANDIC an insurance policy for Railroad Protective Liability Insurance or similar coverage in the amount of two million dollars ($2,000,000).

The licensee as well as any agents, contractors, or subcontractors performing activities on CRANDIC premises shall also maintain commercial general liability insurance coverage throughout the term of this license and any extensions thereof. In addition, such insurance shall contain limits not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000).

Other requirements

The following documents must be filled out and submitted for all underground and overhead crossings:

Crossing fees must be submitted per Chapter 42 requirements.

 

Submitting completed forms

Submit completed forms via email to:
CRANDIC_Utility_Crossing_Requests@travero.com

Via U.S. Mail to:
Utility Crossing Requests
c/o CRANDIC Railway Co.
1445 Rockford Rd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

119 years of service and counting

In our second century of service, CRANDIC Rail continues to serve some of the largest ag-processors and manufacturers in the state.

 

Federal Railroad Administration Grant

CRANDIC Rail has been awarded a Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant for assistance in replacing the CRANDIC I-142 Bridge at MP 18.15 near Middle Amana, Iowa.


With nearly 120,000 cars crossing this bridge annually, this critical infrastructure supports the primary link providing cost-effective rail access for the major industrial customers CRANDIC serves in Cedar Rapids to the national rail network. Originally put into service in 1902 and partially rehabilitated in 1939, this crossing is the final outdated bridge along the CRANDIC Amana subdivision south of Cedar Rapids, IA.

Since 2008, CRANDIC Rail has replaced the other eight low-capacity bridges in the Amana subdivision, which connects the Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS) to its interchange point with CRANDIC Rail at its yard outside Cedar Rapids. When complete, this new Iowa River bridge ensures the safe and efficient movement of heavier modern railcars and locomotives over the Amana Subdivision, allowing us to continue serving our customers and neighboring communities cost-effectively, and help protect against the risk of floods.

As part of this award execution, we invite the public to share their thoughts and feedback regarding the project. Please follow the link to provide feedback and comment on the project.

 

 

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