Genesee & Wyoming Signs Agreement to Lease Rail Line in Southeast Alabama from Norfol is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.

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GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2012--
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that its newly
formed subsidiary, the Columbus & Chattahoochee Railroad, Inc. (CCR),
has signed an agreement with Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) to
lease and operate a 26-mile segment of NS track that runs from Girard,
Alabama, to Mahrt, Alabama. The CCR will interchange with NS in
Columbus, Georgia, where GWI’s Georgia Southwestern Railroad also has

The CCR expects to commence operations on the leased line in July 2012
with 17 employees and six locomotives. The CCR anticipates handlin...

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