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Florida East Coast Railway LLC

Jim Hertwig
President & CEO


To provide safe, timely and cost-effective rail and logistics solutions to meet the demanding transportation needs of our domestic and international intermodal and carload customers; to partner with PortMiami, Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale), the Port of Palm Beach, and motor carriers to efficiently move intermodal freight; to provide on-time, damage-free carload service to customers.

FECR Vision

To provide flexible, truck-like transportation solutions for customers; to make South Florida a major hub for international trade; to lower the overall shipping cost for customers moving freight.

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Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is committed to providing customers with outstanding reliability, flexibility and connectivity. The company offers a wide range of efficient transportation services, including carload and door-to-door intermodal solutions connecting the world with the Southeastern United States.

Quality Infrastructure

FECR operates on 351 miles of mainline track, made up of 136-pound continuous welded rail and concrete ties. The company is the only railroad that runs along Florida’s east coast, and FECR is historically among the safest railroads in the U.S.

Flexible Service Options

With multiple daily train departures, FECR offers scheduled and reliable solutions for customers shipping:

  • Intermodal (domestic and international)
    • Ramp to Ramp or Door to Door
    • Customers may ship private containers and trailers, or make use of FECR provided equipment
  • FECR offers Carload services for industrial customers in private and rail provided equipment.

FECR has expanded its equipment options to meet growing customer demands:

  • 500 53’ containers for Domestic Intermodal customers,
  • 50 refrigerated trailers to help support the food and agricultural supply chains, and
  • 100 additional 53' chassis as part of FECR’s Domestic Intermodal product.
Excellent Connectivity

FECR provides direct links between Florida and the nation’s Class One rail networks, serving 70% of the United States in four days or less. Through exclusive partnerships with strategic ports in South Florida, FECR helps drive imports and exports over these piers—helping create jobs and reducing supply chain costs in the region.


FECR is committed to the communities where it operates. The company maintains high safety standards and is focused on sustainability. For example, FECR recently acquired 24 GE ES44C4 locomotives. These units are fuel-efficient and EPA compliant. FECR is building the rail workforce of tomorrow through its apprentice programs. And, FECR supports many worthwhile causes that assist those in need.

Florida East Coast Railway—Connecting Florida to the World

Florida East Coast Railway LLC
7411 Fullerton Street, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Adam Bridges
+1 904-538-6021