Modesto & Empire Traction Company (M&ET) is a short-line railroad situated in a 2000-acre industrial park known as the Beard Industrial District (www.BeardLand.com) in Modesto, California. While our main line may be only 5 miles long, we operate and maintain an additional 38 miles of track within the Beard Industrial District.  M&ET serves numerous customers in the District and can provide rail shipping to all of North America through daily interchanges with both BNSF and UP.





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 Modesto and Empire Traction Company | P.O. Box 3106 Modesto, CA 95353 
 ph: 209-524-4631 | fax: 209-529-0336 | email: Metblico@METRR.com
 Also, see our sister company: Beard Land Improvement Co.