On Track with Reliable, Safe and Environmentally Friendly Service.

If you're looking for an economical, environmentally-friendly way to move your freight, NBM Railways is ready to deliver.

NBM Railways consists of three short line railways, New Brunswick Southern Railway (NBSR), Eastern Maine Railway (EMRY) and Maine Northern Railway (MNR). 

From train crew to track and maintenance shop personnel, safety and office professionals, we are committed to quality, safety and service. We have received numerous safety and transportation industry awards and continue to raise the bar delivering exceptional railway service with the highest quality people in the industry.

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NBM Railways is the only railroad with direct connections from the Atlantic Provinces to the U.S. Class 1 railways, allowing your goods to flow across the entire continent. Well-established alliances with a far-reaching network of rail and truck carriers, provides you with easy, cost-efficient access to all of North America.

Our modern 95,000 square foot distribution center provides indoor railcar loading and caters to customers who are not directly served by rail. We have a proven track record of providing superior railway transport and truck/rail reload operations to industries that include:


NBM Railways is a proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited Group of companies. J.D. Irving Limited (JDI) is a family owned company with over 140 years of experience in forestry, industrial, wholesale/retail operations, shipbuilding and transportation and logistics services.

NBM Railways is a member of the JDI Integrated Logistics group: a network of companies that provides a comprehensive range of road, rail and ocean services to the global market.


On the trains, in the maintenance shop, in the office or maintaining our tracks, you can build a long term career here. If working for the railroad captures your imagination, NBM Railways offers a number of progressive positions. NBM Railways careers include:

  • Train Crew
  • Track Maintenance
  • Yard Planners
  • Rail Traffic Controllers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Sales & Logistics
  • Safety Professionals
  • Administrative Professionals
  • Operations Supervisors
  • Business Analysts







11 Gifford Road
Saint John, NB
E2M 4X8




(506) 632-6314


(506) 633-3360


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