Welcome to the New England Southern Railroad

Founded in 1981

Now a Vermont Rail System Company

March 10, 2022: Railway Age is honoring the Vermont Railway (VTR) as one of its 2022 Short Line (Class III) and Regional (Class II) Railroads of the Year.


Founded in 1981, the New England Southern Railroad serves your shipping needs in central New Hampshire, operating on the State of New Hampshire owned, White Mountain Branch, with common carrier obligations between Concord and Lincoln.

Kalmar RT240

Our Canterbury transload facility at 157 West Road, is easily accessable from I-93, just west of Exit 18.

Commodities Handled Since 1982
Anh. Ammonia Beer & Wine Calcium Chloride Casting Sand
Cement Clay Coal Grain
LP Gas Lumber & Sheetrock Mfgr. Products Military Vehicles
Paper Power Poles Roofing Granules RR Cross Ties
Scrap Metal Steel Beams & Coils Telephone Poles Tourist Passengers

Our interchange with CSX Transportation (formerly Pan Am Railways) in Concord connects your shipments to the nationwide railroad network. Freight service north of Lochmere, when warranted, requires coordination with the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad, Hobo Railroad and Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train operations.

Contact Us

Here are links to our unoffical pages on Wikipedia, Facebook, and fan photos on The NERAIL Photo Archive.

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