Point Comfort & Northern Railway Company PCN #651

Nature of Firm

PCN operates freight service from a connection with UP at Lolita, TX to Point Comfort, TX (12.7 miles). Traffic consists of aluminum and chemicals.


The company was incorporated April 29, 1948 and opened a short time later. Alcoa, Inc (Aluminum Company of America) has always owned the railroad.

In September 2005, RailAmerica purchased the railroad from Alcoa. In 2012, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. purchased the RailAmerica short lines, including PCN.

Company Information

Mailing Address

Point Comfort & Northern Railway Company       
P. O. Box 238
Lolita, TX  77871

Phone 361-874-4441
Fax 361-874-4519
Web Site www.gwrr.com

David Besio
Phone: 361-874-4466

Donnie Mason
Manager, Inside Sales
Phone: 904-999-5027

Gary Brown
Sales & Marketing
Phone: 912-247-9771

Company Affiliation

Genesee & Wyoming

Interchange Points Lolita, TX
Agreement Type Interline Settlement Carrier
Information Exchange Method RMI