Iowa River Railroad IARR #979

Nature of Firm

IARR operates freight service from Marshalltown, Iowa to Ackley, Iowa, for a distance of 41.89 miles. Traffic includes plastics, fertilizers and grain products.


In June 2006, the IARR purchased from the UP and started operations of the Marshalltown Industrial Lead from Marshalltown, IA to Steamboat Rock, IA.  In June 2006, the IARR also purchased from North Central Railway Association a rail line running between Steamboat Rock and Ackley, IA, which needed rehabilitation prior to operating over.  Rehabilitation has been completed and the line is currently in use.

Company Information

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Interchange PointsMarshalltown, IA
Agreement TypeRule 11
Information Exchange MethodRMI