West Isle Line

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West Isle Line Overview

The West Isle Line is a private railroad and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nutrien (formerly Western Farm Service). The railroad began service on January 7, 1998 after being acquired from BNSF. The line runs for 5.25 miles from Alpaugh, California to a connection with the BNSF Railway at Stoic (milepost 936 on BNSF's Bakersfield Subdivision). Western Farm Service is the only customer on the line.

TRC interchanges with BNSF at Stoic, California.

West Isle Line Locomotives

Number Model Built History Notes
TRC 2002 SD40R 1966 Ex-SP 7356/SP 8471. SP patched paint.

West Isle Line Customers

Customer Location Company Description Type of Railcar Notes
Searles Valley Minerals Trona Chemical Plant Covered Hoppers Main customer.

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