Kentucky West Tennessee Railway

Kentucky West Tennessee Railway

Overview

The Kentucky West Tennessee – or KWT Railway (KWT) – is a 69-mile short line freight railroad that interchanges with CSX Transportation.

Commodities transported include brick, clay, and food and feed products.

The KWT was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 2005.

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Industrial Development
Transload Locations
Current Line
Other G&W railroads
Trackage Rights
Interstate lines with open access

Contact Information

Emergency Phone Number
(877) 486-6992

Customer Service
Phone: (800) 757-7387 Ext. 598
kwt-cs@gwrr.com

Genesee & Wyoming -
Southern Region

13901 Sutton Park Drive South
Suite 175
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (877) 220-9535
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Bill Jasper
President
Phone: (904) 596-1086
Fax: (904) 223-4676
 
Jeff Watson
Vice President, Engineering

Phone: (904) 900-6235
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Donald Robey
Vice President, Mechanical
Phone: (904) 596-7787
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Giles Perry
Vice President, Transportation
Office: (662) 329-7730
Cell: (662) 574-5764

Bill Schroeder
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Phone: (904) 900-6293
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Patrick McDurmon
Operations Manager
Phone: (731) 642-7942
Cell: (731) 336-4280
Fax: (731) 642-8767
 

Michael Murphey
Director, Safety & Compliance
Phone: (904) 596-7796
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Cynthia Strawn
Director, Human Resources
Phone: (904) 596-7789
Fax: (904) 223-4676

Lauren Gray
Director, Finance
Phone: 904-596-1094
Fax: 904-223-4676

Sales Contacts

Donnie Mason
Director, Marketing
Office: (904) 900-6287
Cell: (904) 303-4510

Kevin Phillips
AVP, Industrial Development and Design
Phone: (904) 562-0692

 

 

Real Estate

Right of Entry and Accessing Property

Access G&W property for digging, surveys, drilling, soil sampling and monitoring. Permissions and right of entry permits are required before entering railroad property.

Procedures and Application

Utility Occupancies - Pipelines

Pipelines that go over, under and on railroad property may include natural gas, petroleum, water and sewer.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Utility Occupancies - Wirelines

Wire lines and cable crossings that go over, under and on railroad property may include coaxial cables, copper telephone wires, electrical distribution and transmisison lines.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Utility Occupancies - Fiber Optic

Fiber optic wire lines and cable crossings that go over, under and on railroad property.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Grade Crossings

Public and Private road crossings over G&W tracks.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Track Leases

Lease G&W or industry-owned track for railcar service and/or storage.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Land Leases

Lease G&W land parcels.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Land Leases for Signs

Lease G&W land parcels for the installation of signs.

Restrictions apply, prior to submitting application contact Regional Manager.
Procedures and Application

Insurance Requirements

When working within the railroad right of way or for personal use of grade crossings applicants are required to obtain and provide proof of Railroad Protective Liability Insurance.
Insurance Requirements

Real Estate Manager

Steve Hannan, Manager - Real Estate
Real Estate Department
Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.
13901 Sutton Park Dr., S., Suite 160
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: 904-900-6307
Email: steve.hannan@gwrr.com