CCR: We Are Your Connection To The World

About Us

CCRL is a Locally Owned Company with Service and Safety in Mind


We are a dedicated locally owned company ready to work in partnership with you. We want to make Northeast Ohio a better place to live and work with personal, safe, customer focused service. Our goal is to provide low cost, quality transportation that promotes industrial retention and development in Northeast Ohio.


CCRL managers and employees have over 100 years of railroad industry experience. In 10 years of operation we have more than doubled in size, business activity and revenue. We lease and service over 35 route miles in greater Cleveland's most commercially and industrial active areas. We have direct rail links with CSX, Norfolk Southern, Wheeling & Lake Erie and the Port of Cleveland.

24/7 Dependable Responsive Service


No matter the time of day or night or the day of the week, CCRL will meet your shipping needs. Our crews are are on standby, ready to serve you on time, regardless of weather conditions. CCRL's owners, managers and staff are your Northeast Ohio neighbors.

Giving Back


Cleveland Commercial Railroad Lines supports the Northeast Ohio Community by donating funds and time to:

  • The Boy Scouts of America,
    Greater Cleveland Council,
  • Cuyahoga County Library System's
    Community Outreach Program,
  • Cleveland State Universities'
    Cleveland Memories Project,
  • USA Youth Football League with
    Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed,
  • Midwest Railway Preservation Society
    & the Glenwillow Depot.

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