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.