Aberdeen, Carolina and Western Railway

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Aberdeen, Carolina and Western Railway
Reporting mark ACWR
LocaleCentral North Carolina
Dates of operation1987Present
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length140 miles (230 kilometres)
Headquarters Candor, North Carolina
Website Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Railway

The Aberdeen, Carolina and Western Railway( reporting mark ACWR) is a short-line railroad running from Aberdeen to Star, North Carolina. It was incorporated in 1987 and operates on a former Norfolk Southern Railway branch line. It also leases track from Norfolk Southern between Charlotte and Gulf, North Carolina. It serves approximately 18 industries, mainly dealing in forest and agricultural products. [1]

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  1. ACWR, Railway Association of North Carolina (retrieved 10 June, 2014)