View Full Version : Watco picks up another shortline

08-12-2009, 05:06 PM
So long, Jefferson Warrior-- this will now be the Alabama Warrior Railway operated by Watco. This is a terminal switching operation in Birmingham, AL, mostly around a coke plant just west of CSX's Boyles Yard.

Watco launches Alabama Warrior RailwayLast week, the Watco Cos. Inc. launched its 21st short line. Subsidiary Watco Transportation Services Inc. started up the Alabama Warrior Railway (ABWR), which operates 15 miles of track in and around Birmingham, Ala.

08-13-2009, 12:52 AM
Can't wait for a RP Member to share sum photo's.
I love reading about Short Lines starting up and or adding to their list of current RRs.