Water and Light
Your trusted source of water and electricity for over 100 years.
A full-service short line rail, trucking, and storage network serving the Mid-Missouri area and beyond.
Experience the personalized commitment of community-owned, community-operated shipping specialists. Owned by the City of Columbia, Missouri and operated by Columbia Water & Light, COLT Transload provides a multitude of shipping services, including rail service from the Norfolk Southern’s main line in Centralia to our state-of-the-art warehouse in Columbia.
Business inquiries: email COLT (wlmail@GoColumbiaMo.com) or call (573) 874-7325.
COLT offers reliable, energy-efficient, cost-competitive transportation service to any location in the mid-Missouri area.
Check into rail rates and you might be surprised by how much you can save on your transportation costs. COLT Transload will work with you to determine a cost-effective transportation solution tailored to your needs.
Not directly on the COLT rail line? Don’t have room to store a rail shipment? Our Transload facility can store your rail car loads and deliver them where and when you need them.
The COLT Transload can load/unload all types of rail cars, provide warehousing and distribution, packaging, product certification, and many other services, including 'just in time' delivery through their fleet of company owned, leased and brokered units.
Our Track Record
Shippers located in the COLT area work directly with the Norfolk Southern Railroad for car supply, tariffs, billing, collections and general marketing. If desired, COLT management will provide assistance in developing these competitive arrangements.