Hoosier Southern Railroad

Welcome to Hoosier Southern Railroad (HOS), where “The River Meets the Rail”. Our short line railroad is headquartered in Tell City, IN, at the Tell City River Port, and interchanges with the Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) in Lincoln City. The HOS is owned and operated by Perry County Port Authority (PCPA), who also owns and operates a public Port – Tell City River Port (TCRP).  Our strategic infrastructure allows customers complete access to rail and port through both Perry and Spencer Counties.

The HOS operates 22 miles of rail on two segments of track –

  • Main line through the Tell City Industrial Park in Troy, Indiana
  • Industrial lead through the Santa Claus Industrial Park in Santa Claus, Indiana

The Tell City River Port operates on nearly 38 acres with 3300 feet of Ohio River frontage –

  • 75,000 square feet of concrete/asphalt pad for outside storage
  • Over 46,000 square feet in storage facilities for bulk material

Hoosier Southern Railroad and Tell City River Port offer a variety of services to our customer to expedite their offloading, storage and transloading needs. We offer a unique set of services by providing various shipping services and interchanges with Class One railways.

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