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Abbeville-Grimes Railway Company - Railroad

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Company Name Abbeville-Grimes Railway Company
Category Railroad
Year Founded 1989
Final Year of Operation 1996
Termination Acquired
Successor/Parent Bay Line (Details)
Country United States (Details)
Source of Text Wikipedia
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Company History: The Abbeville–Grimes Railway Company (reporting mark AG), also known as the A&G Railroad after 1994, was a shortline railroad formerly operating from Grimes to Abbeville, Alabama, 26.9 miles (43.3 km). The railroad was merged with the Bay Line Railroad in 1996 and continued operation under the new name.

Successor/Parent History:
The Bay Line Railroad (reporting mark BAYL) is one of several short line railroad companies owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. It operates between Panama City, Florida, and Dothan, Alabama, including a branch from Grimes to Abbeville, Alabama, reached via trackage rights on CSX's Dothan Subdivision between Dothan and Grimes. The line interchanges with CSX's P&A Subdivision at Cottondale, Florida, and their Dothan Subdivision at the trackage rights section near Dothan, Alabama. It also interchanges with the Chattahoochee Bay Railroad in Dothan.

BAYL was acquired by G&W in 2005. A wide variety of commodities are carried, including aggregates, brick, cement, chemicals, coal, food and feed products, forest products, metallic ores and minerals, steel, and scrap.

Brief History:
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Item created by: mbierbauer on 2020-02-15 12:47:10

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