Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad

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Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad (BNG) is a short-line railroad in Blackwell, Oklahoma. It is owned by the Blackwell Industrial Authority (BIA) and Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), and operated by US Rail Partners, Ltd.[1]

John Howell is president.[2] It was chartered in Oklahoma on October 31, 2005. It replaced the Blackwell & Northern Railway It is an employer under the Railroad Retirement Act.[3]

It operates 35.26 miles of line from Blackwell, OK to Hunnewell, KS, with trackage rights to Wellington, KS through the BNSF.[4]


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