Serving the Industrial and Economic Needs of Arkansas 

Maintaining and improving the prosperity of the Railroad industry in Arkansas

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Our Mission

The mission of Local Railroads of Arkansas, is to provide a trade association for all short line railroads that operate in the State of Arkansas, to advocate for the rights and needs of railroads and their customers, ​​as well as to encourage economic growth within the State of Arkansas.​

Honoring William K. Robbins, Jr.

We are deeply saddened by the passing of William K. Robbins, Jr. whose hard work and dedication put Local Railroads of Arkansas (LRA) on a strong track. We know the impact of his work will continue through his sons and LRA members, Danny and Tim. Our deepest sympathy to his entire family.