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Grenada Railroad celebrates revival of its entire Memphis-Canton, Miss., route

Gulf & Atlantic Railways short line was once near abandonment GRENADA, Miss. — After more than nine years of repairs and upgrades and millions of dollars in federal, state, and private investment, community leaders gathered Tuesday, Aug. 29, to celebrate the return of the 235-mile Grenada Railroad line that runs north and south along the […]

Gulf & Atlantic Railways Buys Pinsly Railroad Company’s Massachusetts Short Line and Warehousing Business

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GAR adds Pioneer Valley Railroad, an 18-mile short line, to its 711-mile system JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Gulf & Atlantic Railways, LLC (GAR) ( today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the rail assets of Pinsly Railroad Company (Pinsly). The transaction includes the 18-mile Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR) short […]

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners to acquire Massachusetts short line

Published on August 29, 2023 by Pioneer Valley Railroad will become firm’s sixth short line Pioneer Valley Railroad CF7 No. 2647 switches a covered hopper. PVRR WASHINGTON – Macquarie Infrastructure Partners is acquiring Massachusetts short line Pioneer Valley Railroad from its founder, Pinsly Railroad Co., according to a regulatory filing. Through Gulf & Atlantic Railways, Macquarie currently […]

G&AR to Expand Short Line Railroad Portfolio

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Executive Editor Railway Age (Pinsly Railroad Company Photograph) Gulf & Atlantic Railways LLC (G&AR) on Aug. 29 reported entering a definitive agreement to acquire Pinsly Railroad Company’s (Pinsly) Massachusetts short line and warehousing business. The transaction includes the 18-mile Pioneer Valley Railroad (PVRR) and Pinsly’s Railroad Distribution Services, Inc. (RDS), a rail-served warehousing and distribution […]

Gulf & Atlantic Railways Signs Agreement to Acquire Three Midwestern Short Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Gulf & Atlantic Railways (G&AR) ( has signed an agreement to acquire three midwestern railroads from Midwest & Bluegrass Rail. The railroads, Camp Chase Railroad (CAMY), Chesapeake & Indiana Railroad (CKIN) and Vermilion Valley Railroad (VVRR), are located in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, respectively, and will expand G&AR’s existing […]

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 […]

Gulf & Atlantic Names Kristin Bevil as General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Gulf & Atlantic Railways ( has namedveteran transportation attorney Kristin Bevil as general counsel and chief legal officer torepresent the holding company and its two rail lines: the 430-mile Florida, Gulf & AtlanticRailroad and 228-mile Grenada Railroad. Bevil brings to Gulf & Atlantic a wealth of experience in short-line […]

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 […]

Gulf & Atlantic Railways is new name for RailUSA, Headquarters moved to Jacksonville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — With a new name and logo, the holding company Gulf &Atlantic Railways LLC (, formerly known as RailUSA, has relocated toa new corporate office in Jacksonville, Fla., where it will continue to oversee its two keyproperties, the Florida, Gulf & Atlantic Railroad (FGA) and Grenada Railroad (GRYR).Gulf & Atlantic […]

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 […]