Knoxville and Holston River Railroad

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Knoxville and Holston River Railroad
Knoxville and Holston River Railroad MP15AC #2002 leads a train through Tyson Park near downtown Knoxville
Reporting mark KXHR
Locale Knoxville, Tennessee
Dates of operation 1998 (1998)
Predecessor Norfolk Southern Railway
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Length 18.98 miles (30.55 km)
Headquarters Knoxville, Tennessee

The Knoxville and Holston River Railroad (reporting mark KXHR) operates over 18.98 miles (30.55 km) within Knoxville and Marbledale, Tennessee. This short line railroad was created in 1998 and is currently owned by Gulf and Ohio Railways.[1] The railroad also hosts a tourist train run by Gulf & Ohio Railways, the Three Rivers Rambler.[2]

KXHR in Knoxville on the Three Rivers Rambler.


  1. ^ "STB Finance Docket No. 29190". 15 May 1998. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Knoxville & Holston River Railroad". 1 September 2010. Archived from the original on 18 July 2010. Retrieved 10 September 2010.