Land Access & Crossings
Services | Land Access & Crossings
Do you need to access the land around our tracks?
Beyond Powering your Business by Rail and Real Estate, we strive to make all aspects of the rail process simple and painless. Quite possibly one of the most cumbersome interactions one can have with railroads is when you need access to the area around the tracks themselves. Whether you need to install utility lines or build a road over tracks, we will help you get what you need done to seamlessly achieve your goals. If you have any questions about how to access OmniTRAX-owned real estate, give us a call or send us an email at OmniTRAX Real Estate.
RIGHT OF ENTRY
If you need to access railroad-owned property as a part of your adjacent project which may include, but is not limited to, digging, drilling, soil sampling, monitoring, surveys, etc., you will be required to obtain written permission in the form of a Right of Entry agreement. We grant thirty (30) day Right of Entry agreements. If you will require a Right of Entry for longer than a thirty day period, please let us know in advance.
Non-Environmental Right of Entry Application
Environmental Right of Entry Application
For land uses such as parking, farming, cell towers, signboards, etc., please complete the land lease application below and provide us with details as to how you intend to use the property.
If you intend to use the property solely for the purposes of maintenance (i.e. pruning bushes, mowing, or trash/debris clean up and removal) use the beautification lease application below.
Beautification Lease Application
If you are a single-family resident and need to use railroad owned property to access your dwelling, parking, or for additional yard space, etc., use the residential lease application below.
If you are a current tenant, but are requesting a modification to your existing agreement, use the modification to lease application below.
Modification to Lease Application
If you are a current tenant, but need to request an assignment of your agreement to a new applicant, use the assignment of lease application below.
Assignment of Lease Application
To lease railroad-owned track for railcar service or storage, use the track lease application provided below.
Certificate of Insurance Requirements
If you are an industry and require railcar service over industry-owned track, use the industry track lease application below.
Industry Track Lease Application
Technical Specs for Industry Tracks
If you are a government agency or municipality requiring a grade crossing, complete the public grade crossing application provided below.
Public Grade Crossing Application
If you are an industry, resident, or other non-municipal entity requiring a grade crossing, complete the private grade crossing application below.
If you are requesting aerial wire line occupancy, complete the aerial wire line crossing or parallelism application below.
Aerial Wire Line Crossing or Parallelism Application
Certificate of Insurance Requirements
If you are requesting an underground wire line occupancy, complete the underground wire line crossing or parallelism application below.
Underground Wire Line Crossing or Parallelism Application
If you are requesting a pipe line occupancy or mineral rights, complete the pipe line crossing or parallelism application below.
Pipe Line Crossing Parallelism
For our current policies regarding utility installations, refer to manual below.
If you are a new or existing customer who needs assistance with site and/or service selection, use this form to submit your request.
Rail Opportunity Questionnaire
In order to understand how to initiate public projects with OmniTRAX, refer to the manual below.
Any project that impacts the railroad will need to be reviewed by engineering. Complete the Preliminary Engineering application below.
Preliminary Engineering Application
If you are an existing tenant who is formally requesting to terminate your contract, use this form to submit your request.
Technical specifications for industry track are located in the following document.
Technical Specifications for Industry Track
Customer Credit Application
For most non-hazardous lease requests, your insurance will need to follow the requirements in the template provided below.
Standard Certificate of Insurance Request Form
For most hazardous lease requests, your insurance will need to follow the requirements in the template provided below.
Certificate of Insurance Request Form Hazardous
If you will be occupying property within fifty feet of an active rail corridor, you will be required to obtain a CG 24 17 10, as shown in the sample below.
If you need an agreement from us, but do not see the application for the agreement type, or have questions regarding insurance requirements, rates, etc., please contact us at: OmniTRAX.real.Estate@omnitrax.com
If you need an agreement from us, but do not see the application for the agreement type, or have questions regarding insurance requirements, rates, etc., please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org