Short Line / Car Storage - Rainier Rail

Rainier Rail locomotive #1203 and outbound of NGL - near Tenino, WA

Bridge over Skookumchuck River, Centralia, WA

Transportation Supervisor Richard Green

Rainier Rail locomotive #23 at Chehalis, WA

Sunrise over Lewis County, WA

Mechanical Supervisor John Hinds

Short Line / Car Storage

Rainier Rail is Western Washington’s short line railroad focused on business development and customer service.

Rainier Rail Facts

  • 80 miles from Chehalis, WA to Tacoma suburbs
  • Interchanging with BNSF and Union Pacific
  • 10 miles of storage sidings and spurs
  • Transload sites and 3rd party transload facilities available near I-5 and Tacoma – see “Transload Sites” tab above
  • Large format transload space available at Western Junction, WA.
  • Acquired in 2016 by Paul Didelius and Rob Didelius from the City of Tacoma
  • Main Commodities: construction materials, LPG, aluminum and other aircraft materials, animal feed, sand

Car Storage

  • 1,200 car spots available, including unit train storage
  • Fast interchange to class one railroads within 1-2 business days of request

Call for Details/Pricing

Rob Didelius: (360) 203-4442 –