JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Watco Cos. has expanded its rail operations to the Sunshine State with the launch of its Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad. The 10-mile terminal railroad is handling local switching operations for the Jacksonville Port Authority.
Operating Monday through Friday, the railroad switches intermodal, chemical, pulp and paper, and agricultural rail traffic through its interchanges with CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern.
The railroad employs four workers, including a general manager, roadmaster, and two trainmen.
It is the 37th railroad in Watco’s portfolio. It started operations March 8.