The railway sidings located within the area of companies of freight railway transport are of great importance. Every active railway siding constitute a natural source of creation of flow of freight railroad cars. In consequence, the increased transport is observed on the company railway network. Recently, there has been a decrease of number of sidings. It is related also to the question of optimization of costs of functioning of the industrial companies in possession of railway sidings. The article presents different solutions to be applied in practice in matters of functioning of company railway siding tracks taking into account the current conditions of functioning of this branch of transport in Poland. It’s an approach from point of view of a railway transport client who is not a railway company.