Freight and Rail

Welcome to Frieght & Rail Transportation

The freight and rail unit works on developing and coordinating state policy on multimodal freight and rail transportation issues, analyzes motor carrier and rail freight transportation in the state and administers the State Rail Service Improvement Fund (SRSIF) that provides loans and grants to railroads, shippers and local units of government for track rehabilitation and construction. Additionally, the freight and rail unit prepares and updates the State Rail Plan and Statewide Multimodal Freight Plan.

KDOT Rail Service Improvement Fund (RSIF) SFY 2022 Application – Submission Deadline:
September 30, 2021
SFY2022 RSIF Application


KDOT Kansas Statewide Freight and Rail Plans



Railroads in Kansas

Class I Railroads (Freight)

Class III Railroads / Short Lines (Freight)


Governmental Agencies and Organizations

Maps and Publications - Rail and Freight


Passenger Rail


Safety