Welcome to
Gateway Rail Services, Inc.

Your one-stop shop for standard and light-rail passenger car







What We Do

Whether your railcar needs a minor repair, major upgrades or a wholesale rebuild, we strive to offer our clients the highest quality of service at a fair price.

Who We Are

Gateway Rail Services, Inc. is owned and operated by railcar owners, who share a passion for repairing and restoring railcars

Where We Are

Gateway Rail Services, Inc. is located just across the Mississippi River from downtown St. Louis, in Madison, Illinois.

Contact Us

Have questions?
Need a quote?
Contact us today!

Clyde from Gateway spent considerable effort and numerous phone calls on a Sunday to troubleshoot our A/C problem and again with several calls on a Tuesday night with a Waterloo A/C contractor  to identify and  fix our problem. Above and beyond  would best describe his service and commitment.


Expert passenger car rebuilders!
- Bill Gray

Professional rail service peeps that do a hell of a job. They are the best at fixing older train cars like Pullmans!

- Amir Gonzalez

A great place to work

- Terence Williams

Passenger Car Repair

Passenger car repair is our specialty!


Our qualified air brake technician can convert your old systems to current systems.

Truck Repairs

Quick and efficient repairs.


Our team can bring back the glory of your car’s original interior design. 

Electrical HVAC

R-12, R-22, and other A/C systems as well

Field Service

We do our best to make your repairs so that you can stay on schedule.

Railroad Car Logistics


While many older railcars can be brought up to mechanical standards required to move on rail, some older cars that might become someone’s restoration project or museum collection, sometimes need alternative methods of being moved.