North Carolina Railroads - Raleigh & Pamlico Sound Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

R&PS RR

1905

1906

1906*

Washington, NC Raleigh, NC

Bridgeton, NC Zebulon, NC


*1906 acquired by the Norfolk & Southern Railway (1st).

Was the Raleigh & Eastern North Carolina Railroad.


The Raleigh & Eastern North Carolina Railroad was organized in 1903 and renamed the Raleigh & Pamlico Sound Railroad in 1905. In 1906, it built a line from the end of the Norfolk & Southern Railway, at Washington, south to Bridgeton, as well as a completely separated line from Raleigh east to Zebulon.


Towns on Route:

Line #1 - Washington to Bridgeton:

Washington

Chocowinity

Wilmar (1913-1917)

Vanceboro

Askin > Ernul (1919)

Bridgeton (1908)

Line #2 - Raleigh to Zebulon:

Raleigh

Knightdale (1908)

Eagle Rock

Wendell

Zebulon (1907)



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