Fort Worth & Western Railroad began in 1988, with the purchase of 6.25 miles of track through west Fort Worth from the former Burlington Northern Railroad. Fast forward almost three decades, and FWWR is now a vertically integrated full service railroad operating over 276 miles of track through 8 counties in North Central Texas, from Carrollton to Brownwood. FWWR interchanges with three Class I railroads, Union Pacific, BNSF and Kansas City Southern in Fort Worth and one short line railroad, Texas Pacifico at San Angelo Junction.
As a short line railroad with competitive rates, FWWR concentrates on service to its approximate 100 customers located on the six sub-divisions that make up the railroad. FWWR values its customers and works diligently with them to find a shipping solution to meet their specific needs. Additionally, FWWR partners with economic development organizations in the communities it serves to attract and incentivize prospective companies.
FWWR’s highest priority is safety and its greatest strength is providing its customers with exceptional customer service and a creative approach to solving their transportation challenges. FWWR employee ranks are filled with individuals that have diverse backgrounds and loads of transportation experience creating an exceptionally strong team.
For industries that are looking to expand or relocate, FWWR is a reliable and trustworthy real estate partner. FWWR has a variety of strategically located rail sites varying in size that will keep your business moving in the right direction. Whether you are a long time established shipping partner or considering FWWR for the first time, you are the reason FWWR exist as a business and FWWR will treat you like it.