Do you want to learn more about freight rail in New Orleans? We would love to meet you! The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) is a team of over 170 strong who work every day to make sure freight moves safely and efficiently through the New Orleans Gateway. We are proud to be your neighbor and are working to make improvements and connections across New Orleans every day.

If your organization is interested in a tour, seminar, or one of our public events, please email


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Meet Tchoup- Our Safety Crawfish!

Download our safety coloring book and meet Tchoup and NOLA as they share the best ways to stay safe near the tracks!