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General Discussion: Short Lines, Industrials, and Military
A general discussion about shortlines, industrials, and military railroads
Moderator: Aa3rt
480 Topics 
2181 Posts
Re: Current Military Rail Ope…
 by riffian
Arcade & Attica Railroad
All about the Arcade & Attica Railroad
Moderator: Benjamin Maggi
266 Topics 
2587 Posts
Re: A&A models commercially a…
 by Benjamin Maggi
Central Maine & Quebec Railway (formerly Montreal, Maine & Atlantic | Bangor & Aroostook)
Discussion of present-day CM&Q operations, as well as discussion of predecessors Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) and Bangor & Aroostook Railroad (BAR).
Moderator: MEC407
360 Topics 
7131 Posts
Re: CMQ Motive power
 by NHV 669
Genesee Valley Transportation Family (DLWR, FRR, MAN, DL)
Discussion about shortline operator Genesee Valley Transportation, operator of the Delaware-Lackawanna; the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern, the Falls Road Railroad; Depew, Lancaster & Western; and the Lowville & Beaver River railroads. Official site: GVTRAIL.COM.
Moderator: metman499
184 Topics 
1259 Posts
MA&N Plow Extra 2/5/21
 by ut-1
Iowa Pacific Holdings Class III Lines
Discussion about Iowa Pacific Holdings and their various railroad operations. For passenger trains see also regional or tourist forums below. IP no longer operates the Hoosier State, see this topic in Amtrak: http://railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=104574
Official site: http://www.iowapacific.com

Moderator: Aa3rt
16 Topics 
418 Posts
Liquidation Begins
 by Jeff Smith
Livonia, Avon, & Lakeville Family (LAL, BH, WNYP)
Discussion pertaining to the past and present operations of the LAL, the WNYP, and the B&H. Official site: LALRR.COM.
Moderator: Luther Brefo
417 Topics 
4325 Posts
Re: B&H questions
 by Fireman43
Morristown & Erie Rail Operations
Discussion about the M&E, RVRR and SIRR lines of New Jersey, and also the Maine Eastern operation in Maine. Official web site can be found here: www.merail.com.
Moderators: GOLDEN-ARM, cjl330, mikec
309 Topics 
5634 Posts
Re: Official Rahway Valley Th…
 by pumpers
New York & Atlantic Railway-NYNJ Rail
Discussion related to NYAR operations on Long Island. Official web site can be found here: www.anacostia.com/nyar/nyar.html. Also includes discussion related to NYNJ Rail, the carfloat operation successor to New York Cross Harbor that connects with NYAR.
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11766 Posts
Re: NYAR Train Sighting Thread
 by D45 CRTe LE
OmniTRAX Class III Lines
For the discussion of the various Class III lines owned and operated by OmniTRAX: ATN - Alabama & Tennessee River Railway; BRG Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway; CTRW Carlton Trail Railway; CTXR Central Texas & Colorado River Railway; CRL Chicago Rail Link; DCC Decatur Central Railroad; FCR Fulton County Railway; GFRR Georgia & Florida Railway; GWRC Georgia Woodlands Railroad; GWR Great Western Railway of Colorado; IR Illinois Railway; KFR Kettle Falls International Railway; MJ Manufacturers' Junction Railway; NKCR Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway; NSR Newburgh & South Shore Railroad; NOW Northern Ohio and Western Railway; PNR Panhandle Northern Railroad; PIR Peru Industrial Railroad; SS Sand Springs Railway; STE Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad
Moderator: Aa3rt
12 Topics 
23 Posts
Re: New Look for Georgia Flor…
 by Engineer Spike
Pioneer Railcorp Family of Lines
Web-Site: http://www.pioneer-railcorp.com/index.html: Alabama Railroad Co. (ALAB); Decatur Junction Railway Co. (DT); Elkhart & Western Railroad Co. (EWR); Fort Smith Railroad Co. (FSR); Garden City Western Railway, Inc. (GCW); Gettysburg & Northern Railroad Co. (GET); Georgia Southern Railway Co. (GS); Indiana Southwestern Railway Co. (ISW); Keokuk Junction Railway Co. (KJRY); Kendallville Terminal Railway Co. (KTR); Michigan Southern Railroad Company (MSO); Mississippi Central Railroad Co. (MSCI; Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway (NDW); Pioneer Industrial Railway Co. (PRY); Ripley & New Albany Railroad Co. (RNA); Shawnee Terminal Railway Company (STR); Vandalia Railroad Co. (VRRC);
Moderator: Aa3rt
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326 Posts
Re: Georgia Southern Railway …
 by ashley2771
Progressive Rail Family of Lines
http://www.progressiverail.com
Includes Central Midland Railway (CMR), Crab Orchard and Egyptian Railroad (COER), Iowa Traction Railway (ITR), Iowa Southern Railway (ISRY), Piedmont & Northern Railroad (PN), and the Wisconsin Northern Railroad(WN).

Moderator: Aa3rt
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Re: St. Paul and Pacific Nort…
 by wigwagfan
R.J.Corman Railroad Group
For discussion of R.J. Corman Railroad Group Operations. R.J. Corman has several short lines switching operations across the U.S. Official Website: https://www.rjcorman.com
Moderator: Nicolai3985
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133 Posts
Corman taking over 3 more rai…
 by BR&P
WATCO Companies Class III Lines
For discussion of the various Class III Lines of WATCO Companies. Class II holdings should be discussed in the relevant separate forums above.

Their website is here: http://www.watcocompanies.com/
A list of their holdings is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watco_Companies

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Re: WATCO Buying Portion of C…
 by eolesen