Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services LLC acquires Tanker Services in East Chicago IN

Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services LLC , a subsidiary of Patriot Rail Company LLC, recently acquired the assets of Tanker Services Inc, a subsidiary of United Transportation Group (UTG). The facility, specializing in tank truck and railcar cleaning, is located in East Chicago IN approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown Chicago IL.

Easily accessible from major expressways I-80/94 and I-90, the 34-acre logistics complex includes a chemical tank wash rack that cleans both liquid and dry bulk trailers containing most non-foodgrade commodities. In addition to tank truck cleaning, the facility offers rail tankcar washes, transloading, light maintenance for trucks and trailers, and third party wastewater treatment services.

 “We are excited about our expansion into the tank services industry and look forward to becoming the tank wash facility of choice for those drivers who expect and demand high quality service with minimal downtime,” said Patriot Rail President and Chief Executive Officer John Fenton. “With our reputation for safety, service and quality workmanship, our goal is to not only meet these expectations, but to continually strive to exceed them.”

Lakeshore Railcar & Tanker Services is open Monday through Friday, 8am to midnight and by appointment Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information, contact [email protected].


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