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Kristin Bevil Joins Gulf & Atlantic Railways

Kristin Bevil Joins Gulf & Atlantic Railways

Published on 3/20/2023 by Railway Age, written by MaryBeth Luczak, Executive Editor Gulf & Atlantic Railways LLC (formerly RailUSA) has appointed Kristin Bevil as General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Bevil will represent the Jacksonville, Fla.-based short line holding company and its 430-mile Florida, Gulf & Atlantic Railroad (FGA) and 228-mile Grenada Railroad (GRYR), which received […]

For RailUSA, New Name, ‘New Phase of Growth’

Published on 3/2/2023 by Railway Age Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor RailUSA, an independent freight railroad and rail services management company, has unveiled a new logo and name: Gulf & Atlantic Railways LLC. The company reported on March 1 that it has relocated to Jacksonville, Fla., and will continue to oversee the Florida, Gulf & Atlantic Railroad (FGA) and Grenada […]

RailUSA rebrands as Gulf and Atlantic Railways

Published on 3/2/2023 by Progressive Railroading Railroad holding company RailUSA today announced it has changed its name to Gulf and Atlantic Railways LLC. The company relocated to a new corporate office in Jacksonville, Florida, where it will continue overseeing its two key properties: the Florida Gulf and Atlantic Railroad (FGA) and the Grenada Railroad (GRYR), company […]

Small-Road Briefs: Watco, FGA

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor, Railway Age, published on May 23, 2022 Watco has completed a $3 million expansion of its Fairfield, Ala.-based training center. Also, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has awarded $3.2 million to Okaloosa County to expand roads, rail lines and utility infrastructure at the Shoal River Ranch industrial mega site, to […]

Biewer Winona Sawmill Hosts Site Visit

BIEWER WINONA SAWMILL HOSTS SITE VISIT By TISH BUTTSThu,04/28/22-11:31AM Gov. Tate Reeves was in Winona on April 21 for a site visit to the recently opened Biewer Lumber. Headquartered in St. Clair, Michigan, Biewer Lumber has two sawmills in that state, two in Wisconsin, one in Newton, Miss. and now, one in Winona, according to […]

Australian infrastructure fund to acquire RailUSA

By Bill Stephens | November 29, 2021 Holding company operates short lines in Florida, Mississippi WASHINGTON – A global infrastructure fund based in Australia will acquire RailUSA, the holding company that operates the 430-mile Florida Gulf & Atlantic and the 228-mile Grenada Railroad in Mississippi. Macquarie Infrastructure Partners reached a purchase agreement with RailUSA on Nov. 23, […]

Small-Road Honorable Mentions: GRYR, BIPR

Written by Railway Age Staff Railway Age has not one but two Honorable Mentions for our 2021 Short Line and Regional Railroads of the Year awards: the Grenada Railroad (GRYR), nominated by President and CEO Barbara Wilson (one of our Women in Rail judges); and the Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad (BIPR), nominated by several customers. Here is […]

Biewer Lumber to Build a New Mill on Grenada Railroad

Biewer Lumber announced today the development of a new state-of-the-art sawmill in Winona, MS. The facility is expected to be complete and operational by January 2022. The new sawmill will be served by Grenada Railroad. Read the full press release here. About Grenada Railroad, LLC Grenada Railroad LLC (GRYR) is a short line railroad owned […]

Hankins Lumber to open second mill on Grenada Railroad

November 9, 2020 Hankins Lumber is investing $12.5M to renovate an idled planning mill and turn it into a modern sawmill that will produce 4x4s, 4x6s, and 6x6s. Grenada Railroad will provide rail service to this facility, as it does for the sister mill in Elliot, MS. Hankins plans to begin production in March. The […]