|Locale||Hart County, Georgia|
|Dates of operation||1879–|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge)|
The Hartwell Railroad (reporting mark HRT) dates to 1878 when the company was chartered to build a rail line between Hartwell and Bowersville in Hart County, Georgia. The 10-mile railroad was completed the following year.
The Hartwell Railroad is operated by the Great Walton Railroad, based in Social Circle, Georgia, which also operates Athens Line, LLC. In the Jackson County, Georgia community of Center, the Hartwell Railroad connects with Norfolk Southern Railway.
- Storey, Steve, Hartwell Railroad. Retrieved August 31, 2005.
- Railfanning.org: Hartwell Railroad/Great Walton Railroad
- Athens Banner-Herald: Side Tracks, Short-line rail companies weight on routes that otherwise might have been abandoned
- Photos of the Hartwell Railroad from the late 1980s through the 1990s
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