Southern Switching Company
Abilene: 434 S. 2nd St., Abilene, TX 79602
P: 325-677-3601 | F: 325-677-3571
Big Spring: PO Box 99, O'Fallon, IL 62269
P: 618-632-4400 | F: 618-632-4562
THE NEXT BIG THING IS
Development Opportunities available here for new business.
Southern Switching Company ("SSC") has operated a shortline railroad in Abilene, Texas since 1997. SSC interchanges with the Union Pacific in downtown Abilene and operates 8.5 miles of railroad within the city of Abilene.
SSC serves a variety of existing customers that are shipping and receiving commodities such as Grain, Feed, Fertilizers, Oil, Scrap, Corn Sweetener, and Lumber. SSC has solutions for your 'team track' or warehousing needs. Southern Switching Company is a member of the American Shortline and Regional Railroad Association and a part of the Ironhorse Resources, Inc. family of railroads and logistical services.
Wind Distribution: SSC plays a vital role in the growing wind energy business. Proximity to the fastest growing wind energy region in the country makes SSC a perfect location for transloading windmill components.
Shale Development: SSC is also located in close proximity the emergining Cline Shale. SSC would be able to provide rail logistics to support the drilling industry with the ability to interchange 100+ car trains and provide catered manifest (single car) service to any industry that is located with SSC. (Frac Sand, Aggregate, Line Pipe, Casing or Drilling Pipe, Crude, Petroleum, Condensate, Gas Liquids , HCl, Barite, Bentonite, etc)
Southern Switching Company ("SSC") has recently acquired approximately 680 acres of land in Big Spring, TX which is located in the Permian Basin. This property will be developed in to a rail industry park and will interchange with Union Pacific.
SSC is offering design-to-fit rail solutions at this location and will provide catered Unit Train and Manifest rail service solutions.
Big Spring TX is located in Howard County adjacent to I-20.
Shale Development: SSC will be able to provide rail logistics to support the drilling industry with the ability to interchange 100+ car trains and provide catered manifest (single car) service to any industry that is located with SSC. (Frac Sand, Aggregate, Cement, Line Pipe, Casing or Drilling Pipe, Crude, Petroleum, Condensate, Gas Liquids , HCl, Barite, Bentonite, etc)
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