South Central Florida Express
Rail transportation of sugar cane and other farm products is highly efficient and cost effective. In 1994, U.S. Sugar purchased the independent short line railroad, South Central Florida Express, with 158 miles of track and 12 locomotives.

South Central Florida Express
  • Since 1994, traffic increased from 41,000 carloads to 115,000 carloads in 2014.

  • Two spurs connect Lake Okeechobee’s agricultural communities and businesses with the mainline railroads to the north and south.

  • Hauls sugar cane and sugar products, citrus products, fertilizer, farm equipment, aggregates, and other freight.

  • Named “1999 Short Line Railroad of the Year” by Railway Age magazine.

  • Broad customer base includes local and national companies.