Minnesota Commercial Railway MNNR #973

Nature of Firm

MNNR is a switching railroad serving the Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN area, operating 86 miles of track. The railroad serves a total of ten Minnesota communities with a main line extending from St. Paul into the northern suburbs of Anoka County and east to Hugo. Traffic includes lumber, steel, paper, potash, consumer goods, grain and grain products. MNNR makes daily connections with BNSF, CP, UP, CN and TC&W.


The line was incorporated March 10, 1883 as the Minnesota Transfer Railway and was owned by the major railroads in the Twin Cities area. The Minnesota Commercial began operations in 1987 when it acquired the Minnesota Transfer Railway Company plus lines from other Class I railroads.

Company Information

Web Sitewww.mnnr.net
Company AffiliationPrivate
Interchange PointsSt. Paul/New Brighton, MN
Agreement TypeSwitch Carrier
Information Exchange MethodWabtec