Austin Western Railroad

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Austin Western Railroad
Reporting mark AWRR
Locale Texas
Dates of operation 2007–
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 154 miles (248 km)
Headquarters Round Rock, Texas
Website www.watcocompanies.com
Cedar Park Depot, Texas

The Austin Western Railroad (reporting mark AWRR) is a short-line railroad headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.

AWRR operates a 154.8 miles (249.1 km) line from Llano, Texas, to an interchange with Union Pacific Railroad at Giddings, Texas, with a 6.4 miles (10.3 km) branch from Fairland, Texas, to Marble Falls, Texas. The line is owned by Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with whom AWRR has the contract to operate the railroad from September 2007. AWRR traffic includes aggregates, crushed limestone, calcium bicarbonate, lumber, beer, chemicals, plastics, and paper.

AWRR is a subsidiary of the Watco Companies.

In addition, the Austin Steam Train Association operates an excursion train between Austin, Texas, Cedar Park, Texas, and Burnet, Texas.

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