11 August 2016

WATCO’s rebuild SD40-2 by PowerRail Locomotive June 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A brand new short line railroad is up-and-running in West Virginia’s Kanawha Valley near Charleston. The Kanawha River Railroad, a Watco company, took control of Norfolk Southern’s former West Virginia Secondary on Sunday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m. Spreading 308 miles from near Columbus, Ohio to as far south as Mullens, W.Va., near Beckley, W.Va., the Kanawha River Railroad is now running chemical and run-through coal trains on former New York Central and Virginian Railway tracks in West Virginia. real more ...