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Stock Report: "Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. Class A" (GWR) Report Updated: Sep 14, 2014 | Print This Page

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company’s railroads transport various commodities, including coal and coke; pulp and paper; metals commodities; minerals and stone commodities; lumber and forest products; farm and food products; chemicals and plastics; petroleum products; autos and auto parts; metallic ores; and intermodal commodities. As of February 8, 2012, the company operated 65 railroads organized in 10 regions with approximately 7,600 miles of owned and leased track, and approximately 1,400 additional miles under track access arrangements, as well as offered rail service at 17 ports in North America and Europe. It also provides port terminal switching; performs contract coal loading; car hire, rental, and repair services; demurrage and storage services; and other services, such as crewing services, and track access services, as well as sells diesel fuel to other rail operators. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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