Kiamichi Railroad Company KRR #424

Nature of Firm

KRR operates freight service from a connection with UP at Hope, AR to Lakeside, OK, (186 miles), then via trackage rights (20 miles) to a connection with BNSF at Madill, OK. A branch runs from Antlers, OK through Hugo to Paris, TX (45 miles). Additional connections are made with KCS at Ashdown, AR; with DQE at Valliant, OK; and with UP at Durant, OK. Traffic includes coal, lumber, paper, chemicals, cement, pulpwood, feed and food products.

History

This is a former BN/St. Louis-San Francisco line. The Paris branch opened in 1887. On July 22, 1987, KRR started operations on the 230-mile former BN trackage in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. RailAmerica purchased the StatesRail subsidiary in January 2002. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. acquired CFNR as part of its RailAmerica acquisition in December 2012.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Kiamichi Railroad Company
800 Martin Luther King Blvd.
P. O. Box 786
Hugo, OK 74743

Phone 580-916-7607
Fax 580-916-7628
Web Site www.gwrr.com
Contacts

Seth Rutz
General Manager
Office phone: 580-916-7601
Cell phone: 580-743-6061
E-mail: seth.rutz@gwrr.com

Bill Wood
Manager of Sales
Phone: 580-317-5956
E-mail: bill.wood@gwrr.com

Company Affiliation Genesee & Wyoming, Inc.
Interchange Points Hope, AR and Durant, OK
Agreement Type Handling Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI