Rockdale, Sandow & Southern Railroad RSS #675
Nature of Firm
RSS operates a switching service from a connection with UP at Marjorie to Sandow, TX (5.9 miles). Traffic is mainly minerals.
This company was incorporated June 15, 1923 to operate a private railroad purchased from the Standard Coal Company on January 1, 1923. Common carrier service didn’t start until March 1952. The railroad is owned by Alcoa, Inc.
In September 2005, RailAmerica purchased the railroad from Alcoa. In December 2012, the RSS was purchased by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. along with all other RailAmerica short lines.
Rockdale, Sandow & Southern Railroad
|Company Affiliation||Genesee & Wyoming Inc.|
|Interchange Points||Marjorie, TX|
|Agreement Type||Interline Settlement Carrier|
|Information Exchange Method||RMI|