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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.
Norfolk Southern has a small yard in High Point at the beginning of the line.
Commodities carried by the railroad are grain, sand, gravel, stone, forest products, paper products, coal, coke, cement, clay, fertilizer, aluminum, chemicals, iron, and steel.
At the present time, most locomotives are provided by CSX or Norfolk Southern.