Service, solutions and sustainability

The award-winning CRANDIC Railway has been a staple of the regional business community for more than a century. We serve some of the largest shippers in east-central Iowa and have the connections to meet your shipping needs.

Our route

Map of CRANDIC route


Our connections

CRANDIC connections map

Safe and efficient

According to the Association of American Railroads, U.S. rail safety is at an all-time high. Rigorous employee training, technology advances, and additional investment on infrastructure and equipment are just a few of the reasons. CRANDIC has directed millions of dollars into training and infrastructure to ensure your product is safely delivered when and where you need it.

Our history

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway began rail service in August 1904, on a 27-mile route between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City — creating the well-known acronym CRANDIC. Focusing primarily on passenger service, the railroad narrowed its focus to all-freight service 50 years later.

Take a look back at our history.

Logistics Park

Alliant Energy Transportation’s new 75-acre logistics park will provide new opportunities for area shippers.

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Benefits of Rail

Sustainability matters. Check out rail’s strong “track record” of environmental benefits.

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