New Orleans Public Belt Railroad NOPB #536

Nature of Firm

NOPB is a non-profit switching railroad operating switching and terminal services over 100 miles of track in New Orleans, LA. Connections and interchanges are made with UP, BNSF, CN, CSXT, KCS and NS.


The company was organized October 8, 1904 and became a common carrier in 1911. It is owned by the City of New Orleans and managed by the Public Belt Railroad Commission. The Commission owns and maintains the Huey P. Long Bridge across the Mississippi River at New Orleans, LA.

Company Information

Web Site

Company Affiliation n/a
Interchange Points New Orleans, LA
Agreement Type Switch Carrier
Information Exchange Method Fax