Point Comfort and Northern Railway
|Dates of operation||1948–present|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
|Length||14 miles (23 km)|
The Point Comfort and Northern Railway (reporting mark PCN) is a Class III railroad operating in the U.S. state of Texas. The railroad operates over 14 miles (23 km) of track between Point Comfort, Texas (at the Port of Port Lavaca - Point Comfort) and Lolita, Texas, where the railroad transfers cars with the Union Pacific Railroad.
The railroad's traffic largely comes from aluminum products from Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals as well as plastics.
PCN hauled around 12,500 carloads in 2008.
- "RailAmerica's Empire". Trains Magazine. Kalmbach Publishing. June 2010.
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