NAICS Code 488210

NAICS 488210

NAICS Code 488210 – Support Activities for Rail Transportation

Definition of NAICS Code 488210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing specialized services for railroad transportation including servicing, routine repairing (except factory conversion, overhaul or rebuilding of rolling stock), and maintaining rail cars; loading and unloading rail cars; and operating independent terminals.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 488210

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Providing railroad car rental–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 532411, Commercial Air, Rail, and Water Transportation Equipment Rental and Leasing;
  • Factory conversion, overhaul, or rebuilding of railroad rolling stock–are classified in Industry NAICS 336510, Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing; and
  • Providing rail car janitorial services–are classified in Industry NAICS 561720, Janitorial Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 488210

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Freight car cleaning services
  • Grain leveling and trimming in railroad cars
  • Loading and unloading services at rail terminals
  • Locomotive and rail car repair (except factory conversion, factory overhaul, factory rebuilding)
  • Maintenance of rights-of-way and structures, railway
  • Railroad switching services
  • Railroad terminals, independent operation
  • Railway terminals, independent operation
  • Shunting trailers in rail terminals
  • Switching services, railroad

Suggested Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 488210

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 8734, 8737, 8738, 8805, 8814, 8815, 5610NAICS 488210
  • DE WC: 8734, 8737, 8738, 8805, 8814, 8815
  • PA WC: 8734, 8737, 8738, 8805, 8814, 8815
  • MI WC: 8734, 8737, 8738, 8805, 8814, 8815, 5610
  • NJ WC: 8738, 8737, 8815, 8814, 5610
  • NY WC: 5610
  • WY WC: 488210
  • GL: 47367, 98624
  • SIC: 4013, 4789

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 488210 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 48-49: Transportation and Warehousing
  • Subsector 488: Support Activities for Transportation
  • Industry Group 4882: Support Activities for Rail Transportation
  • Industry 48821: Support Activities for Rail Transportation
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 488210: Support Activities for Rail Transportation
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NAICS Code 488210