Foster Townsend Rail Logistics LLC (FTRL)

Foster Townsend Rail Logistics LLC (FTRL)

FTRL is a rail services company that provides rail switching and rail management, mobile railcar repairs, and rail consulting.

FTRL is not a common carrier. FTRL creates the opportunity for its clients to focus on their core objectives by delivering:

  • Operation of Rail Switching Services including:
    • Complete “turn-key” Rail Switching Operations
    • Rail Switching Services to augment a client’s current rail switching resources
  • Mobile Railcar Repair Services
  • Strategic Rail Consulting in the following areas:
    • Operations, Traffic, Mechanical, Safety and Engineering
    • Track Repair and Maintenance and Signal Testing/Repairs
    • Rail training, certifications, etc.


FTRL’s core principles include:  safety, customized service with a customer first approach, value based pricing, integrity and hard work.

FTRL operates locomotives and rail switching equipment ranging from switch units to six-axle, high-horsepower units.  FTRL provides a wide range of services in multiple facility types.

FTRL provides an extremely competitive advantage in terms of safety, operations and direction with a deep roster of rail veterans.


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