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 (822 km) 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