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Markel’s railroad practice group puts you on the right track by offering a variety of coverage options tailored to meet your needs.

  • Flexible coverage and customized terms and conditions including primary, excess, and quota share options.
  • With more than 30 years of underwriting experience in the railroad industry, we have a solid understanding of the market.

Target Industries

Coverage options

Tailored coverage

Railroad-related real and personal property, locomotives, rolling stock, bridges and tunnels, track and roadbed, contractors equipment, maintenance of way equipment, hi-rail vehicles, crossing signals, foreign rolling stock, bill of lading, and time elements

Earthquake and flood

Included in base-rolling stock form

Unique like you

Every business has different coverage needs.

We meet challenges head on to find creative coverage solutions, reduce risk, or help recover from a loss.

  • Claims expertise

    Our dedicated and empathetic claims professionals have specialized knowledge within their unique product lines to guide you through the claims process.

  • The Markel Style

    The Markel Style is our corporate compass. It is intrinsic to our brand. Integrity is non-negotiable, and we are committed to being open-minded and transparent.

    Written in 1986, in preparation for our initial public offering, the Markel Style memorialized how we seek to perpetually operate our business and trust one another.

  • Our story

    From a modest start during the Great Depression to the global Fortune 500 company we are today, nearly everything about our business had changed. But one idea has stayed the same: we strive to be a forever company.

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