Florida West Coast Railroad

Florida West Coast Railroad

Infobox SG rail
railroad_name=Florida West Coast Railroad
locale=west of Gainesville, Florida
hq_city=Trenton, Florida

The Florida West Coast Railroad Company, Inc. is a 13 mile (21 km) railroad owned by CSF Acquisition, Inc., which acquired it from CSX on December 13, 1987 as its first acquisition. [http://www.rrb.gov/bcd/bcd93-01.pdf] It runs west from a CSX line at Newberry to Trenton.

The railroad used to extend west to Cross City, with a branch south to Chiefland. All the lines were originally owned by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

On February 25, 2004, the company applied to the Surface Transportation Board to abandon almost the whole line. The case was decided March 11, 2004, and the company is now allowed to abandon all but a short piece of track in Trenton, not connected to any other railroads. [http://www.trainweather.com/aban.html]

ee also

*List of United States railroads
*List of Florida railroads

External links

* [http://web.archive.org/web/20011127111034/http%3A//www.fwcrr.com/ Former official site] (Internet Archive)
* [http://www.flrails.com/locorosters.html##FWC Locomotive roster and history]
* [http://www.train-rides.com/pages/1/index.htm Florida West Coast Railroad 2004 Christmas Train]
* [http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2004/March/Day-16/i5889.htm 2004 Abandonment and Discontinuance of Service Exemption]

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