POVAPend Oreille Valley Railroad

     Railroad Operations

POVA provides freight services, including switching operations, to our shippers. Our line runs from Metaline Falls, WA to Newport, WA on tracks owned by the Port of Pend Oreille (POVA). POVA leases trackage from BNSF from Newport, WA to Dover, ID and operates over trackage rights into Sandpoint, ID in order to interchange with BNSF.

Normally scheduled freight operations are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. An occasional weekend or evening run may be necessary in order to meet the needs of our shippers.

In addition to freight services the Port leases a section of our line to the North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club several times each year for excursion rides. Please see Tour Trains for more information.


Port Information:   History -- Location -- Commissioners -- Staff
Services:   Railroad Operations -- Shop Services -- Car Storage -- Land Available
Public Documents:   Meeting Times -- Minutes -- Forms and Applications