About Us

We're the short line with a long line of connections

If you're looking for an economical, environmentally-friendly way to move your shipments, NBM Railways is ready to deliver.

NBM Railways is the only railroad with direct connections from the Atlantic Provinces to the U.S. Class 1 railways, allowing your goods to flow across the entire continent. Well-established alliances with a far-reaching network of rail and truck carriers, provides you with easy, cost-efficient access to all of North America.

Our modern 95,000 square foot distribution centre provides indoor railcar loading and caters to customers who are not directly served by rail. We have a proven track record of providing superior railway transport and truck/rail reload operations to industries that include:

  • Lumber, pulp and paper
  • Chips and logs
  • Automobiles
  • Chemicals - calcium chloride and sulphuric acid
  • Bulk and Liquid products - grains, gypsum, rock ballast and specialty stone
  • Consumer products

NBM Railways is a proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited Group of companies. J.D. Irving Limited(JDI) is a family owned company with over 130 years of service in forestry, industrial, wholesale/retail operations, shipbuilding and transportation & logistics services.

NBM Railways is a member of the JDI Integrated Logistics group: a network of companies that provides a comprehensive range of road, rail and ocean services to the global market.

From train crew to track and maintenance shop personnel, safety professionals, and office personnel, we are committed to quality, safety and service. We have received numerous safety and transportation industry awards and continues to raise the bar delivering exceptional railway service with the highest quality people in the industry.

NBM RAILWAYS is a registered trademark of Irving Licensing Inc. and is used under license.