The OL&B Railway (Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice Railway Company) is a short line railway, specializing in transloading, railcar repair, railcar storage, and track repair. It is also known as the “Big Red Line”. OL&B Railway is owned by NEBCO, Inc. and is a Class III switching railroad that interchanges cars from the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads to industries such as Archer Daniels Midland Co., West Plains LLC, Lincoln Lumber Company, Nebraska Ash and Ready Mixed Concrete Company.
Since the company’s inception in 1903 as an interurban passenger railway system, much has changed over the years . . . click here to learn more about the history of the OL&B Railway Company.