Port Colborne Harbour Railway
Since its inception in June 1997, the Port Colborne Harbour Railway (PCHR) has been building a strong client base
through consistent and dependable rail service. PCHR has grown to become an integral part of the community and
the Region of Niagara.
The PCHR, with its routes in the Niagara Region, provides responsive railway service to customers in Port Colborne,
Welland, Thorold and St. Catharines, Ontario. Through interchange with Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR),
customers are connected to the vast North American railway network and marketplace.
Trackage consists of CN's former secondary and branch lines in the Niagara Region,
west of the Welland Canal, including the Canal, Cayuga and Thorold Subdivisions
and the Port Colborne, Government, Lakeshore, Townline, West Welland, Fonthill and Pine Street Spurs.
Total Weight on Rail
PCHR has a maximum total weight limit on rail of 263,000lb.
PCHR has a rail scale located at Feeder Yard which can accomodate all standard
rail cars. Weights can be faxed or emailed per customer requirements.
Transload and Distibution Facilities
PCHR Transload and Distribution Facilities
Rail car storage is available on PCHR. Please contact our administrative office at 905-835-2772 for more infomation.
CN - Feeder (FEEDE) [FSAC 48540]
CP - Feeder (FEEDE) [FSAC 3649]
PCHR normally provides service to customers five days per week, Monday to Friday.
Weekend service is offered on demand. Traffic is interchanged the same day.
Trillium Railway is a terminal switch carrier. Our switch charges are included in the Class 1 rates to our stations.
Principle Commodities Handled
Wheat, mustard seed, scrap metal, woodpulp, bauxite, corn syrup & sweeteners, citric acid, steam boilers and vessels,
steel billet, pipe and fabricated steel parts.
Principal Customers Served
|ADM Milling||Port Colborne, ON|
|Ingredion Canada Inc.||Port Colborne, ON|
|Southpier Terminals||Port Colborne, ON|
|Jungbunzlauer Canada||Port Colborne, ON|
|Riverland Ag||Port Colborne, ON|
|Clearwater Paper||St. Catharines, ON|
|Herman's Building Centres||St. Catharines, ON|
|International Marine Salvage||St. Catharines, ON|
|Kemira Chemicals||St. Catharines, ON|
|Steve Ratkovsky & Sons||St. Catharines, ON|
|TIW Steel Plateworks||St. Catharines, ON|
|Trenergy||St. Catharines, ON|
|W.P. Warehousing||St. Catharines, ON|
|General Chemical Performance Products||Thorold, ON|
|ASW Steel Inc||Welland, ON|
|Energex Tube||Welland, ON|
|Great Lakes Biodiesel||Welland, ON|
|SLM Recycling||Welland, ON|
|Vesuvius Canada||Welland, ON|