East Tennessee Railway: Another Genesee & Wyoming property
this short line operates a 14-mile section of line between Johnson City
Franklin Industrial Railroad: This small carrier operates nearly 16 miles of track between Crab Orchard and Harriman Junction at Rockwood. The railroad began service in 2001. Address: 10583 Highway 70 East, Crab Orchard, Tennessee 37223.
Heritage Railroad: This small short line is owned by Energy
Solutions, LLC and operates about a 12-mile section of railroad near
Blair serving local industries. Please visit Energy Solutions' website regarding employment.
Knoxville & Holston River Railroad: This short line is one of Gulf
& Ohio's family of railroads, operating about 20 miles of trackage
near Knoxville where it connects with both NS and CSX. Please visit the Gulf & Ohio website for job openings and related information.
Kentucky West Tennessee Railway: The KWT Railway, a G&W subsidiary operates two
unconnected section of track, totaling just about 70 miles, in
northwestern Tennessee that also reaches Murray, Kentucky.
Mississippi Central Railroad: This short line is one of Pioneer
Rail Corporation's railroads, operating mostly in northern Mississippi
but also reaches Grand Junction, Tennessee. Please visit Pioneer Rail's website for all information relating to employment with the company.
Nashville & Eastern Railroad: The NERR began operations in
the mid-1980s and today operates about 130 miles of track between
Nashville and Monterey. The railroad also hosts occasional excursion trains as well as the recently started Music City Star, a commuter train serving Nashville. They maintain their own website and may be contacted there regarding employment.
Nashville & Western Railroad: The Nashville & Western is
owned and operated by the Nashville & Eastern.
RJ Corman Railroad - Tennessee Terminal: RJ Corman operates several rail-related
businesses, including short lines in a number of eastern states. One of
these is the Tennessee Terminal which operates between Memphis,
Tennessee and Olive Branch, Mississippi. Please visit RJ Corman's website for job information.
Sequatchie Valley Railroad: This short line operates between
Bridgeport, Alabama and Jasper, Tennessee. It handles a few thousand carloads annually. To contact the railroad; 109 Second Street, South Pittsburg, Tennessee 37382.
Tennessee Southern Railroad: This railroad is owned by the
Patriot Rail Corporation and operates nearly 150 miles of track between
Columbia and Pulaski, and also reaches Florence, Alabama. Please visit Patriot Rail's website for career information.
Tennken Railroad: The Tennken began service in 1983 when local governments in Kentucky rescued the former Illinois Central Gulf main line between Dyersburg, Tennessee and Hickman, Kentucky that was slated for abandonment in 1981. The trackage is about 51 miles in length. Address: 1200 East Cherry Street, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024.
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Walking Horse & Eastern Railroad: This eight-mile shortline
serves the communities of Shelbyville and Wartrace with an interchange
to CSX. To contact the railroad; P.O. Box 1317, Shelbyville, Tennesee 37162.
West Tennessee Railroad: The West Tennessee Railroad dates back
to 1984 operating ex-Illinois Central Gulf trackage between Corinth,
Mississippi and Fulton, Kentucky that reaches into western Tennessee.
The railroad is headquartered in Jackson. To contact them; 1061 James
Buchanan Drive, Jackson, Tennessee 38301.
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