Tactical Cleaning  Company

About Us

Tactical Cleaning has been cleaning railcars since 2004. In mid-2017, Tactical was purchased by a management and investor group led by Rail Partners Management Group, Seneca Partners, and Uniprop bringing and expanding depth of management expertise and access capital. This ensures that Tactical is always positioned to meet our customers needs. We have expanded from one shop in Commerce City, CO to 5 full time cleaning operations including Danville, IL; El Dorado, KS; Baltimore, MD; and Jersey Shore, PA.

Amongst these shops, we can clean, repair, sandblast and flare off rail cars containing numerous commodities. Each facility has distinct capabilities beyond the cleaning process. We also have a network working with these shops and multiple short lines that can arrange for storage, mobile repair and mobile cleaning. We have locations on the UPRR, BNSF, CSXT and NS railroads. This allows us to handle cleaning needs on most major rail lines to avoid additional switch fees between the class I railroads. Tactical Cleaning takes a “Safety First” stand on all work performed at our shops and is committed to working safely and efficiently. We clean all cars to the level of being prepared for HM-216 requalification work, so the cars are free and clear of any residual product and are ready for tank entry and interior inspections.


Maintaining your equipment is necessary to ensure readiness for transport, servicing, or continued use. With our strategically located facilities, we can arrange to handle your railcar demands with any of our listed services.


Interested in our services? Let us know!

Latest News

Check back often for rail industry news and changes to our TCC locations

New Location- Lordstown, OH Facility

In addition to our established facilities we are excited to announce that our Ohio mobile location has become a permanent facility at Ohio Commerce Center located in Lordstown, OH.  Our[…]

Read more

Our New Safety Coordinator

  Tactical Cleaning Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Manuel Giles-Alvarez to Safety Coordinator. Mani has been with Tactical Cleaning for over 4 years. His ongoing expressed interest[…]

Read more

Director of Operations

Chet Ackerman is Director of Operations for Tactical Cleaning. Chet has more than 12 years of transload and mobile repair experience. Most recently he served as VP-Operations for Freedom Railcar[…]

Read more

Tactical Cleaning Acquisition

Uniprop, Rail Partners Management Group (RPMG) and Seneca Partners have acquired the assets of Tactical Cleaning Company from Golden, Colorado-based Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources, Inc. Tactical Offers both dedicated[…]

Read more


Contact us

If you are interested in one of our services or have any questions, fill out this form and we will get back to you soon!