High Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad

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High Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad
Reporting mark HPTD
Locale North Carolina
Dates of operation 1923–
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

The High Point, Thomasville, and Denton Railroad (Reporting mark HPTD) is a 20-mile short-line railroad jointly owned by CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway (NS). It was a subsidiary of Winston-Salem Southbound Railway (WSS). The Winston-Salem Southbound Railway, filed a request April 13, 2010, to merge the High Point, Thomasville, and Denton Railroad into the Winston-Salem Southbound Railway. The Surface Transportation Board published notice of this transaction April 16, 2010 to be effective May 1.[1]

Norfolk Southern has a small yard in High Point at the beginning of the line.

Traffic[edit]

Commodities carried by the railroad are grain, sand, gravel, stone, forest products, paper products, coal, coke, cement, clay, fertilizer, aluminum, chemicals, iron, and steel.

Motive power[edit]

At the present time, most locomotives are provided by CSX or Norfolk Southern.

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