Gulf & Mississippi Railroad

Standard Gauge

Headquarters: Columbus, MS

Years of Operation: 1985-1988

Predecessor Roads

Illinois Central Gulf RR

Successor Roads: SouthRail Corp. (MidSouth Rail)

Miles Operated: 713 miles

Locomotives Owned: 

 

 

 

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Gulf & Mississippi Railroad was created in 1985 and purchased several rail lines from Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and began service on July 10, 1985. Most of these lines were former Gulf Mobile & Ohio RR lines in Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. The company was sold to MidSouth Rail, another ICG spin-off, on April 14, 1988, who formed a subsidiary company called SouthRail to take over the lines. 

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