Reliable Rail Service Connecting St. Louis to the World

Operating out of the Saint Louis area, the Alton & Southern Railway is dedicated to efficiently providing its customers with safe and reliable service. We continually strive to further develop an already exemplary work environment for our employees and remain a dependable and dynamic member of the economic community.

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What We Do

We provide safe and reliable short-line railroad connections to the Class 1 railroads, enriching the local economy and strengthening the nation’s supply chain.


What Can I Ship?

With over 120 years of experience, we have a deep understanding of all aspects of rail transportation for every classification of cargo. Additionally, we have a track record of providing reliable, efficient, and safe service to our customers who rely on us to transport sensitive materials. This expertise allows us to provide valuable insights and guidance to our clients, helping them to optimize their supply chain operations. By constantly striving to be the best in our field, we’ve built a reputation as a trusted partner to many industries.


A&S News and Information

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Second Quarter 2012

Farm Land Lease Leads to Employee Donation, MofW Employees Continually ...
q1 2012 chronicle

First Quarter 2012

Employees Meet Expectations for First Crude Oil Train, Major Infrastructure ...
q4 2011 chronicle

Fourth Quarter 2011

Long Safety Record Recognized, Smooth Work for a Smooth Crossing, ...