Point Comfort & Northern Railway Company PCN #651

Nature of Firm

PCN operates freight service from a connection with UP at Lolita, TX to Point Comfort, TX (12.7 miles). Traffic consists of aluminum and chemicals.


The company was incorporated April 29, 1948 and opened a short time later. Alcoa, Inc (Aluminum Company of America) has always owned the railroad.

In September 2005, RailAmerica purchased the railroad from Alcoa. In 2012, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. purchased the RailAmerica short lines, including PCN.

Company Information

Web Sitewww.gwrr.com
Company Affiliation

Genesee & Wyoming

Interchange PointsLolita, TX
Agreement TypeInterline Settlement Carrier
Information Exchange MethodRMI