Photo By: Carole Strobl
Paris is served by the Kentucky West Tennessee Railroad that interchanges with CSX Transportation at Bruceton, Tennessee. The line runs from Bruceton, Tennessee through Paris, to Murray, Kentucky and from Paris, Tennessee to Henry, Tennessee.
Kentucky West Tennessee – or KWT Railway (KWT) – is a 69-mile short line freight railroad that interchanges with CSX Transportation. Commodities transported include brick, clay, and food and feed products. The KWT was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 2005.
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) owns short line and regional freight railroads in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and Belgium. Our subsidiaries provide rail service at37 ports in North America, Australia and Europe and perform contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers. In addition, G&W Australia operates the Tarcoola to Darwin rail line which links the Port of Darwin with the interstate rail network in South Australia. Operations currently include 112 railroads organized in 11 regions, with more than 15,000 miles of owned and leased track.
CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. The company’s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.
Overall, the CSX Transportation network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Our transportation network serves some of the largest population centers in the nation. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live within CSX’s service territory.
CSX serves major markets in the eastern United States and has access to over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The company also has access to Pacific ports through alliances with western railroads.
CSX moves a broad portfolio of products across the country in a way that minimizes the effect on the environment, takes traffic off an already congested highway system, and minimizes fuel consumption and transportation costs.