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 Kansas Statewide Freight and Rail Plans

NOTICE: Open Public Comment Period - The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is accepting public comments on the Final Draft of the 2022 Kansas State Freight Plan. All public comments are to be submitted online via KDOT’s public comment management portal. All comments must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16th, 2022. The draft State Freight Plan and the online comment portal can be accessed HERE.

Railroads in Kansas

Governmental Agencies and Organizations

Maps and Publications - Rail and Freight

Passenger Rail