North Carolina Railroads - North Carolina & Virginia Railroad

Acronym

Year Chartered or Incorporated

Year Line Operational

Year Service Ended

Original Starting Point

Original Ending Point

NC&VA RR

1987

1987

Still Operational

Boykins, VA

Tunis, NC

In 1987, RailAmerica, Inc. acquired this line from CSX Transportation, Inc

The North Carolina & Virginia Railroad operates from Boykins, VA to Ahoskie and Tunis, serving businesses in the northeastern North Carolina counties of Northampton, Bertie, and Hertford.

The railroad began operations after its parent company purchased the line from CSX Transportation, Inc. in 1987. The North Carolina & Virginia Railroad is a member of the RailAmerica Inc. family of railroads headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla.

Commodities carried by the railroad are plate steel, scrap metal, peanuts, chemicals, and grain. The North Carolina & Virginia Railroad connects with CSX at Boykins, VA.

The company owns eight (8) locomotives and transports over 25,000 carloads annually.

Click Here for RailAmerica's webpage showing its map for this line.

Towns on Route (in NC):

NC/VA State Line

Severn

Conway

Milwaukee

Potocasi

Woodland

Rich Square

Roxobel

Kelford

Aulander

Ahoskie

Tunis



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