North Carolina Railroads - Norfolk Southern Railway

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

NS

1982

1982

Still Operational

Too Many

Too Many

Joint owner, with CSX Transportation, Inc., of the Winston-Salem South Bound Railway.
+ 2012 - Leased the North Carolina Railroad for seventeen years, renewable for fifteen years. 
+ 1999 - Leased the North Carolina Railroad for fifteen years, renewable for thirty years.
+ 1994 - Sold assets to the Caldwell County Railroad.

+ 1990 - Sold assets to the Thermal Belt Railroad.

+ 1990 - Leased assets to the Chesapeake & Albemarle Railroad

+ 1989 - Sold assets to the Yadkin Valley Railroad.

+ 1989 - Leased assets to the Carolina Coastal Railroad

+ 1988 - Sold assets to the Virginia Southern Railroad.

+ 1988 - Sold assets to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

+ 1987 - Sold assets to the Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Railroad
+ 1980s - Acquired the Lynchburg & Durham Railroad
+ 1982 - Merger of Southern Railway and Norfolk & Western Railroad.


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