New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway Company

New Orleans & Gulf Coast

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The New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway Company (NOGC), is a former Union Pacific Railroad branch line located outside New Orleans. The NOGC is a 32-mile long railroad that interchanges with the UP in Westwego, La. The railroad serves over 20 switching and industrial customers and is the only railroad operating east of Avondale, La. on the Westbank of the Mississippi River.

Predominate shipments include a variety of food products, oils, grains petroleum products, chemicals and steel products. Rio Grande Pacific Corporation maintains a 100% equity interest in this property.



Shipper Information:

Rail Carrier Interface Request
Service Exception Form

Shipper Connect Login


Connecting Railroads:

UPRR at Westwego, Louisiana, (UP-WWEGO-NOGC)

Customer Service Contact:

Phone: (682) 267-2051
Fax: (682) 267-2052

Business Development Contacts:

Michael Agee
General Manager
Phone: 504-391-3167

Chad Gutierrez
Vice President of Marketing and Sales
Phone: 817-731-7187

Industrial Development Videos

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Myrtle Grove, LA


9387 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Phone: (504) 347-8237
Fax: (504) 391-1534