Add to Report View Custom Report

Minnesota Prairie Line, Inc.: Is Moving freight by rail more efficient?

Monday, February 13, 2017

Merchandise and produce has to be moved from point A to point B. When a business uses the rail to move inventory, it allows for larger shipments at one time. A lot of cost connected with transportation can be saved this way. The problem is that it is a slower process.

Since 2002  freight has been moved by the Minnesota Prairie Line, Inc. (More about the freight line can be learned at As more upgrades are made to the rail line the more efficient it will be.

As the Administrator for the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority which owns the track, that Minnesota Prairie Line operates on, the Redwood Area Development Corporation ( helps with rural development. The rail line is being upgraded to make it more cost efficient and to allow faster movement.


Category: (none)

Fast Fact Image

"Just wanted to say thank you for a great tour of Redwood is so wonderful to see a community with such beauty and awareness of its potential by the way Redwood Falls promotes itself and the surrounding area. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the growth and remarkable natural setting that the area provides....what a pleasant and unexpected surprise!!! Thank you again for taking the time to show us your beautiful city and all it has to offer....anyone would be pleased to visit and locate there!"

Jackie Buysse

Virtual Tour

CLICK HERE FOR A Redwood County Virtual Tour