The Mississippi Delta Railroad (reporting mark: MSDR) is based in Sumner, Mississippi and operates a total of 85 miles of track in the northwest corner of the state. MSDR interchanges with Canadian National Railway, a Class I Railroad company, at Swan Lake, MS. The MSDR has two expansive yards located in Clarksdale, MS as well as numerous sidings and auxiliary tracks for car storage. The Mississippi Delta's principle commodities include: scrap, paper, polystyrene, PVC, fertilizer, cotton, grains, and other agricultural products.
The Mississippi Delta Railroad has storage capacity for approximately 2,100 rail cars. Whether it’s long term storage of empty cars or Storage in Transit of loaded cars, the MSDR can handle your freight rail needs with timely service. We also offer rail car repair for storage customers and to third parties. In addition, Rock Island Rail can provide rail equipment such as covered hoppers, boxcars, and gondolas for customers looking to load product online. Inquire today with your specific needs.
The MSDR operates Monday through Friday and as needed. Standby Switch Engine Service is available to all customers as needed, 24/7.
Total locomotives currently operating at MSDR: 6
Team tracks for transloading are available in the following locations:
General Manager, MSDR
(866) 663-7625, ext 707
For freight rates, please contact by phone or email:
John T Lambert
(855) 663-7625 Ext 703
(855) 663-7625 Ext 706
Cell: (901) 598-4611
For storage car Information, please contact by phone or email:
Robert J Riley
855-663-7625 Ext 701