Common Metal, Mineral, Construction and Waste Commodities






Scrap Metals

Coiled Steel

Steel Slabs

Aluminum Sheets

Contaminated Soil

Municipal Solid Waste


Additional Commodity Information



Paper and Forest Products

Food Products

Metals, Minerals, Construction, Waste


Metals, Minerals, Construction and Waste

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For over a century, railroads have been the most efficient way to move bulk metals, minerals, waste and other construction products over land. Our industry supports American steel making by hauling raw materials in and finished products out. We move cement, sand and gravel—all critical for the construction, glass and energy industries—from areas of production to areas of consumption, keeping millions of trucks off our nation’s highways by so doing.

Having successfully landed Crystal Steel Fabricators, Inc. on an available industrial site in 2017, MDDE already serves one of Delmarva’s largest users of metal materials.

If you have the need to move metals, minerals, construction materials or waste by rail, we’re here to help. Contact us today!


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System Map

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Our Connections

Long-haul Shipments

Norfolk Southern (NS) - Townsend, DE

Norfolk Southern (NS) - Seaford, DE

Norfolk Southern (NS) - Frankford, DE

Intra-Delmarva Shipments

Delmarva Central (DCR) - Townsend, DE

Delmarva Central (DCR) - Seaford, DE

Delmarva Central (DCR) - Frankford, DE