Useful Links

South Carolina State Rail Plan (2008) link to .pdf file.

South Carolina Department of Commerce

American Shortline & Regional Railroad Association This trade organization represents shortline railroad interests in Washington, DC

Association of American Railroads. This trade organization represents the major railroads in Washington, DC

CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern railroads are essential partners with South Carolina’s shortline and regional railroad industry. Through our main line connections we bring rail service to tens of thousands of communities and industries throughout North America in the United States, Canada and Mexico. For information on our Main Line partners:

CSX Transportation

Norfolk Southern Railroad

Operation Lifesaver – this non-profit group promotes grade crossing safety throughout the United States. Look at their web site at Their South Carolina chapter is run by Janice Cowen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and she can be contacted at P.O. Box 210822, Columbia, SC 29221 or call 803-206-9081