Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice Railway Company OLB #598

Nature of Firm

OLB is a switching railroad with 4.7 miles of track (2.5 route miles) at Lincoln, Nebraska that connects with BNSF and UP.  Traffic includes sand, cement, lumber and grain.


The company was organized in 1903 as an electric interurban railroad with intentions to connect Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice. Started passenger service in Lincoln in 1905, but failed to connect the three cities and discontinued passenger service in 1928. NEBCO purchased OLB in 1929.  

Company Information

Mailing Address

Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice Railway Company
1815 Y Street
P.O. Box 80268
Lincoln, NE 68508

Phone 402-434-1212
Fax 402-434-1799
Web Site

Andrew Krei

Company Affiliation NEBCO, Inc.
Interchange Points Lincoln, NE
Agreement Type Switch Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI