Family Lines System

Family Lines System caboose at Southeastern Railway Museum

The Family Lines System was a marketing name used jointly by the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad and the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, along with their subsidiaries Georgia Railroad, Clinchfield Railroad, Atlanta & West Point Railroad, and Western Railway of Alabama (the last two operating under the nickname West Point Route). The name was used from 1972 until the early 1980s.

Family Lines logo close-up photo

Suggested reading:

William E. Griffin, Jr. Seaboard Coast Line & Family Lines Railroad: 1967-1986, A CSX Predecessor. Forest, VA: TLC Publishing, 2004.

For more information see the Family Lines page at Georgia's Railroad History & Heritage. © Steve Storey.

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