Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway

2023 Small-Road Standouts

RAILWAY AGE, MARCH 2023 ISSUE: We are pleased to present our 2023 Short Line & Regional Railroads of the Year, which will be honored at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association convention in New Orleans in April.

ACWR Will Acquire NS’s Piedmont Subdivision (UPDATED, 12/15)

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced Dec. 13 that it has decided to waive a 60-day advance labor notice requirement allowing Class III rail carrier Aberdeen Carolina and Western Railway Company (ACWR) to acquire from Norfolk Southern (NS) the approximate 104-mile Piedmont Subdivision, beginning on or after Dec. 15.

Manna Capital Partners’ beverage production and distribution complex will be constructed in Montgomery, Ala., at a CSX Select Site. Operations are slated to begin in early 2025. (Rendering Courtesy of the Alabama Governor’s Office/Hal Yeager)

Industrial Development Briefs: CSX, ACWR

Manna Capital Partners is planning a $600 million beverage production and distribution complex at a CSX-served site in Montgomery, Ala. Also, Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway (ACWR) has opened the Midland Logistics Park in Cabarrus County, N.C.