Did You Know?
It takes four semis to haul the equivalent of one hopper car.
Going strong in our second century of service
Serving the largest shippers in eastern Iowa for more than 110 years, the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Co., also known as CRANDIC, has a long-standing reputation as an efficient, safe transportation services provider. We invite you to learn more about our award-winning company.
In the News
Rail safety is a top priority at CRANDIC and was the topic of 2016 news feature on Iowa Public Radio. Listen to CRANDIC employees share their experiences and advice for staying safe at railroad crossings.
Learn more about CRANDIC Railway, including our location, operations, customers, crew, and view answers to frequently asked questions.
Rail Customer Services
Customers and those looking for shipping solutions can find more information about rates and CRANDIC contacts.
Equipment for Sale
CRANDIC Railway has high quality locomotives and used railroad equipment available for purchase at competitive prices.
CRANDIC is proud of our history as one of the nation's premiere short-line railroads.
Shop for all new clothing items plus our anniversary merchandise and order using a credit card.
Find links to transportation and railroad organizations, and visit railroad enthusiast sites.
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Learn more about job opportunities at CRANDIC. Please note: Applications are only accepted online.