started operations in September, 1990, when the company was the
successful bidder to operate 360 miles of Soo Line track and trackage
rights in North Dakota and Montana. DMVW's orginal network consisted of
track between Oakes to Washburn, and Flaxton to Whitetail, Montana.
Since 1990, DMVW has added the following line segments to its network:
-Washburn to Max
-McKenzie to Moffit
-Oakes to Hankinson
-Geneseo Jct. to Aberdeen, SD
operates approximately 525 miles of track in North Dakota, South Dakota
and Montana. DMVW's network includes 435 miles of track
that is leased from Canadian Pacific Railway (core),
12 miles of track from McKenzie to Moffit, North Dakota (Linton Line),
and 78 miles of track from Geneseo, ND, to Aberdeen, SD, (Britton Line).
DMVW maintains its headquarters in
Bismarck, ND and has field offices in Crosby, Wishek, and Oakes, North
DMVW also performs industrial switching operations for
Northern Plains Commerce Centre in Bismarck.