Columbus & Greenville Railway: The historic CAGY is owned by Genesee & Wyoming's large family of short lines connecting Greenville and Greenwood, Mississippi as well as Columbus and West Point on two unconnected sections of track. In all, its system totals more than 160 miles.
Golden Triangle Railroad: This railroad operates 10 miles near the city of Columbus and Trinity to the south. It is owned by the Patriot Rail Corporation, which can be contacted for information regarding employment.
Luxapalila Valley Railroad: This short line, a Genesee & Wyoming system, operates about 38 miles of track from Columbus, Mississippi to Belk, Alabama.
Meridian & Bigbee Railroad: The historic Meridian & Bigbee has been in service since the 1930s and still operates from Montgomery, Alabama to Meridian, Mississippi. It is currently owned by Genesee & Wyoming.
Meridian Southern Railway: This privately owned short line operates about 55 miles of track between Meridian and Waynesboro. The company maintains its own website and may be contacted there regarding job openings.
Mississippi Central Railroad: This railroad is another owned by Pioneer Rail Corporation, operating three disconnected lines operating in Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Please visit Pioneer Railcorp's website for career information and potential job openings.
Mississippi Delta Railroad: Operating between Swan Lake and Jonestown, this privately-owned short line covers about 60 miles. Today, the railroad handles only about 1,000 carloads per year and also hosts some excursion trains. Please visit the company's website for contact information.
Mississippi Export Railroad: This independently-owned short line dates back to 1922, and would build a system from Pascagoula to Luce Farms, about 44 miles. Today, it operate most of its original main line. Address: 4519 Mcinnis Avenue, Moss Point, Mississippi 39563.
Mississippi Southern Railroad: Also known as MSR, this Watco short line operates about 28 miles between Newton and Bay Springs.
Mississippian Railway: This short line is owned by Homan Industries and operated by the Mississippian Railway Cooperative from Amory to Fulton. Address: 935 Main Street South, Amory, Mississippi 38821.
Port Bienville Railroad: This short line provides switching and terminal service for the Port Bienville area, operating about 8 miles. Address: 13011 Road A, Pearlington, Mississippi 39572.
Redmont Railway: This independent short line has operated since 1995 over about 41 miles and primarily moves agriculture. Address: 100 1st Avenue NE, Red Bay, Alabama 35582.
Ripley & New Albany Railroad: This short line, a Pioneer Railcorp property, operates 26.5 miles between its namesake towns. Its traffic includes clay, lumber, and plastics.
Vicksburg Southern Railroad: The Vicksburg Southern Railroad is another Watco short line operating 21 miles between Redwood and Cedars.
West Tennessee Railroad: This short line operates between Corinth, Mississippi and Fulton, Kentucky. It has been in service since 1984, acquired by the Gibson County Railroad Authority that year. It has since added more trackage to its system. The company's current address is believe to be; 1061 James Buchanan Drive, Jackson, Tennessee 38301.
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