About Us

Farmrail System, Inc. is an employee-owned holding company for two Class III common-carrier railroads comprising "Western Oklahoma’s Regional Railroad."   Farmrail Corporation (FMRC) has acted since 1981 as a lessee-operator for Oklahoma Department of Transportation, managing an 82-mile east-west line between Weatherford and Erick. An additional 89 miles, Westhom-Elmer, was purchased from the state in 2013 after 20 years of operation under lease.  Another wholly owned affiliate, Grainbelt Corporation (GNBC), was formed in 1987 to purchase from Burlington Northern Railroad Company 178 miles of line linking Enid and Frederick. The parent company also has a joint-venture interest in New York’s Finger Lakes Railway Corp. (FGLK).

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November 2016 

We’re doing our best to help the environment. Farmrail is making fleet-wide use of advanced biodegradable fuel and oil additives that increase diesel locomotive efficiency by producing a cleaner burn and reducing internal friction. The results are statistically and visually evident and should help not only to extend engine life, but also minimize the risk of trackside fires caused by spark emissions.

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Employment Opportunities

Farmrail is searching for newcomers with proven character, ability and attitude who really want to be railroaders.  We need enthusiastic team players who spend their time productively, interact comfortably with co-workers, and perform effectively for our fans – the customers.

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