Port Rail, Inc. - PRL

Nature of Firm

Port Rail is a short line railroad operating in Lake Charles, Louisiana. It leases two miles of the Harbor Industrial Lead from UP and operates on 11 miles of track from its western terminus at the Port of Lake Charles City Docks to the Chennault area east of Lake Charles, where it connects with major rail carriers including UP and BNSF. Port Rail transports grains and other cargoes to the port for outbound shipping. Port Rail has adopted a mobile GPS tracking system that provides minute-by-minute train location updates on mobile devices and on the Port Rail website to help public transportation, emergency responders and the everyday commuter adjust routes as trains are moved.


Port Rail, Inc., is a Louisiana corporation established in 2014. Port Rail is governed by a five-member board of directors.

Company Information

Web Site https://portraillc.com/
Company Affiliation n/a
Interchange Points Lake Charles, LA
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI