NB&M Railways


On Track With Lower Freight Costs and Personalized Service

NB&M Railways operates 549 miles track in Maine (Eastern Maine railway, Maine Northern Railway) and New Brunswick (New Brunswick Southern Railway) as well as a modern 95,000 square foot distribution centre in Saint John, New Brunswick, and operates several truck/rail reload operations that includes:

  • Log
  • Wood chip
  • Lumber
  • Wood pulp
  • Chemical
  • Petroleum
  • Dry bulk transfers

Our distribution centre provides indoor railcar loading and caters to customers who are not directly served by rail.   NBSR and our U.S. affiliate, Eastern Maine Railway (EMR), provide strategic rail connections to North America with three connecting partner railways. These include:

  • Canadian National (CN) Railway – Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Pan Am Rail – Mattawamkeag, Maine
  • Montreal Maine & Atlantic (MMA) Railway – Brownville Junction, Maine

We provide terminal operations in Saint John, New Brunswick with local switching services to major industrial customers including direct access to the Port of Saint John. In addition, we operate a branch line between McAdam and St. Stephen, New Brunswick providing service to customers in Charlotte County and Maine's Washington County.

We have the ability to handle over-size/over-weight shipments and have been active in several military equipment moves. We also offer track maintenance services to customers with private rail sidings.

To view current job postings with J.D. Irving, Limited, visit the Careers section of this site or the NB&M Railways website.

Contact Information 

New Brunswick Head Office Addressicon-phone New Brunswick PhoneWeb site
11 Gifford Road(506) 632-6314


Saint John, NB 
E2M 4X7icon-fax New Brunswick Faxicon-email Email
Canada(506) 633-3360nbsr.marketing@nbsouthern.com 
Maine Head Office Addressicon-phone Maine Phoneicon-phone Emergency Phone
Oakfield Station(207) 757-8258506-632-4692
103 School Street
PO Box 125icon-fax Maine Fax
Oakfield, ME 04763-0125(207) 757-8339