West Isle Line
- ARR Reporting Marks - WIL.
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.
Western Farm Service bought the line from the BNSF in order to avoid having the BNSF's "Alpaugh Branch" abandoned.
The railroad rosters one GP9, a Shuttlewagon, and an ex-BN gondola used a buffer car.
WIL interchanges with BNSF at Stoic, California.
West Isle Line Customers
West Isle Line Locomotives
West Isle Line Rolling Stock
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