The road operates more than 230 miles of track and handles more than 13,000 carloads annually amongst a wide range of freight.
It has been a G&W property since 2008.: This short line operates about 38 miles of track from Columbus, Mississippi to Belk, Alabama handling forest and waste products.
Its heritage can be traced back to 1899 and for many years was jointly owned by the Southern and Louisville & Nashville.
Its origins can be traced back to a carrier by the same but was for many years leased by the NC&St L.
While there have been initiatives to further extend the system these have never materialized thus far.
The railroad still provides regular passenger schedules along with its extensive freight service.
There are also a handful of smaller such companies including Pioneer Rail Corp, Rio Grande Pacific Corporation, Patriot Rail, Pinsly, and Gulf & Ohio.
All of these systems are included in the state-by-state list below along with the independent operations although you can also find out more information about them by visiting their respective parent's website listed above.
The company interchanges with numerous systems including CSX, BNSF, Alabama & Gulf Coast, CG Railway, Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, and Kansas City Southern.: This short line is owned by Patriot Rail and operates primarily in Tennessee from Natco and Pulaski as well as southeasterly to Florence, Alabama.