C&NC Railroad

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C&NC Railroad
Reporting markCNUR
Localeeastern Indiana
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
HeadquartersCorydon, Indiana

The C&NC Railroad, also known as the Connersville and New Castle Railroad (reporting mark CNUR), is a Class III short-line railroad that connects the towns of Beesons and New Castle in eastern Indiana. Beginning from an interchange with the Big 4 Terminal Railroad line in Beesons, it runs north through Fayette County, then through the Wayne County communities of Milton and Cambridge City, then northwest into Henry County through New Lisbon to New Castle, where it joins a Norfolk Southern line. The total length of the line is 27.62 miles (44.45 km).

The C&NC began operations December 22, 1997, with four employees.

External links[edit]

  • US Railroad Retirement Board Determination: C and NC Railroad
  • Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Freight Railroads Operating in Indiana by Class: 2000
  • Roth, Alex (2009-02-23). "Miles of Idled Boxcars Leave Towns Singing the Freight-Train Blues: As Slumping Railroads Run Out of Parking, an Indiana Hamlet Is Divided by Wall of Cars". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-02-24.