- North Carolina and Virginia Railroad
North Carolina and Virginia Railroad
An NCVA EMD GP38 locomotive, painted in the colors of the Arizona and California Railroad
Reporting mark NCVA Locale Boykins, VA to Cofield, NC Dates of operation 1987–present Track gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge) Length 49 miles (79 km) Headquarters Ahoskie, North Carolina
The NCVA began operations in 1987 on a former Seaboard Coast Line Railroad from Boykins, Virginia, to Tunis in Cofield, North Carolina. The headquarters are in Ahoskie, North Carolina. The NCVA is owned by RailAmerica, having been acquired in 2000 and also operates the Virginia Southern Railroad (VSRR) and Chesapeake and Albemarle Railroad (CA).
The railroad's traffic comes mainly from steel products, as well as grain and chemical products. The NCVA hauled around 25,500 carloads in 2008.
Common carrier railroads of North Carolina CurrentSee also: List of United States railroads by political division Railroads of Virginia Common carriers Passenger carriers Private carriers Former carriersSee also: List of United States railroads by political division
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