South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad

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South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad
Road Block.jpg
#102, an EMD GP7 still in Southeast Kansas Railroad markings.
Reporting mark SKOL
Locale Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma
Dates of operation 1991–
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Length 511 miles (822 km)
Headquarters Cherryvale, Kansas

South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad (reporting mark SKOL) is a short line railroad which operates 511 miles of rail lines in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri that used to belong to Missouri Pacific, Frisco and Santa Fe lines. SKOL is a unit of Watco Companies.

SKOL was honored as Regional Railroad of the Year for 2008 by rail industry magazine Railway Age.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bronson, Carol (2008-03-21). "Watco earns accolades for rails". Pratt Tribune. Retrieved 2008-03-25. [dead link]

External links[edit]

Media related to South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Florida East Coast Railway
Regional Railroad of the Year
2008
Succeeded by
Wisconsin and Southern Railroad