RailAmerica locomotive, photo by Emmett

Photo credit: Emmett Tullos. Some rights reserved; see this link at Creative Commons. For source photo see this page at Flickr.

At one time, RailAmerica, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida was the world's largest short line and regional railroad operator with 49 rail america logorailroads and 12,800 route miles. In Georgia, RailAmerica briefly owned Georgia Southwestern Railroad which it acquired through its February 4, 2000, acquisition of RailTex, Inc. It sold the line to local investors in 2002.

RailAmerica was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 2012.



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