Long Haul by Rail Freight

Shipping by train is typically much more affordable and environmentally friendly than shipping by truck. Freight trains can transport a variety of cargo including containers, vehicles, livestock, and commodities such as grain, coal, minerals, and metals.

Why you should be using Freightera’s railway transport

  • It’s a suitable mode for transporting heavy and bulky goods across long distances
  • Freightera’s rail carriers cover most of North America
  • Our rail services are often cheaper than road options for the same lanes
  • Trains have the capacity to move larger quantities of cargo at the same time
  • Due to the sheltered method of carriage, your cargo is completely protected from the elements
  • Fixed routes and schedules don’t vary much over time
  • It’s a safer mode of transport with a lesser chance of accidents and breakdowns occurring
  • Lower emissions make it environmentally friendlier
  • Our smart system generates and fills out your BOL and shipping labels automatically at the time of booking
  • Easy access to your previous quotes and favorites to save precious time

Our super-friendly and knowledgeable transportation experts are waiting to offer you the best rail freight shipping rates, solutions, and service for your rail freight requirements.

Contact us via online chat, email us at [email protected] or at (800) 886-4870 Ext. 1.

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Examples of Rail Shipping Rates:

LTL rate
$330 CAD
Buffalo, NY to Boca Raton, FL
*Sample rates to ship LTL, 1 pallet, 1000 lb
LTL rate
$248 CAD
Toronto, ON to Edmonton, AB
*Sample rates to ship LTL, 1 pallet, 500 lb
LTL rate
$218 CAD
Toronto, ON to Vancouver, BC
*Sample rates to ship LTL, 1 pallet, 500 lb