With the opening of APM Terminals in Portsmouth, VA, the container traffic has injected new life into the Commonwealth Railway.
The Monday train pauses at the new Suffolk Marshalling Yard in the Baileytown area. The crew needs to pick up their spacer car used in Portsmouth at the chemical plant. The two new passing tracks ... (more)
This section of trackage will soon be abandoned once the Western Freeway Rail Corridor has been built to access the Craney Island Maersk Terminal. For more information visit the Virginia Port Auth... (more)
The Friday train has already switched the BASF Plant in Portsmouth and is headed to the Norfolk Southern interchange in Suffolk.
The morning train rolls through Bromay Street on its way to the BASF chemical plant in Portsmouth. Once it has switched tank cars there it will return on its way to the Norfolk Southern interchang... (more)
The Friday train has already switched the BASF Plant in Portsmouth and is coming back to park the locomotive for the weekend at Wilroy. Commonwealth Railway is owned by GWI's Rail-Link, Inc. The s... (more)
Commonwealth Railway is owned by GWI's Rail-Link, Inc. Engine 444 is usually used to switch the BASF chemical plant in Portsmouth, Virginia. It is seen here at Wilroy after running the local train... (more)
Commonwealth RR operates the former Altantic & Danville/ Norfolk Franklin and Danville, NS line into the BASF Chemical Plant in Portsmouth, Va.