Cannon Valley Rail Co. CVRC #186

Nature of Firm

Cannon Valley Rail Co. is part of Progressive Rail Incorporated that operates in the greater Twin Cities in Minnesota. CVRC leases and operates the rail line segments for Union Pacific at Northfield, Minnesota, 15.7 miles east to Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and on the Faribault Industrial Lead (1.4 miles), with trackage rights to interchange with Union Pacific at Northfield, Minnesota.


Progressive Rail Incorporated began operations on September 25, 1996 in Airlake Industrial Park in Lakeview, Minn. In March 2004, Progressive Rail Incorporated leased the Cannon Falls Subdivision and Faribault Industrial Lead. In November 2004, Progressive Rail Incorporated leased a portion of the Chippewa Falls branch from Norma to Cameron, Wisconsin.

Company Information
Company Affiliationn/a
Interchange PointsNorthfield, MN
Agreement TypeHandling Carrier
Information Exchange MethodRMI