ⓘ Acadiana Railway. The Acadiana Railway Company is a short line railroad based in Opelousas, Louisiana. It operates on the following trackage: Crowley–Eunice, 21 ..

                                     

ⓘ Acadiana Railway

The Acadiana Railway Company is a short line railroad based in Opelousas, Louisiana. It operates on the following trackage:

  • Crowley–Eunice, 21.6 miles 34.8 km
  • switching tracks at Opelousas, 5 miles 8.0 km
  • by trackage rights on property of the Union Pacific Railroad, Eunice–Opelousas, 20.9 miles 33.6 km
  • per lease since September 2000, McCall–Lula, 5 miles 8.0 km Out of Service
  • Opelousas–Bunkie, Louisiana, 36.1 miles 58.1 km

The Eunice line was built by the New Orleans, Texas and Mexico Railroad before 1900. The Eunice and Bunkie lines are former Missouri Pacific lines and were sold to the newly established Acadiana Railway Company in October 1990. The company started business on October 15, 1990, with the acquired trackage from Missouri Pacific and from Union Pacific. The company is controlled by Trac-Work Inc.

                                     
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  • AKDN may refer to: Acadiana Railway a short line railroad based in Opelousas, Louisiana, United States Aga Khan Development Network, a multinational network
  • following railroad companies operate in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Acadiana Railway AKDN Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi Railroad ALM Baton Rouge
  • Bastrop from the Union Pacific Railroad. The Arkansas, Louisiana and Gulf Railway AL G was incorporated in July 1906 to connect Monroe with Pine Bluff
  • The New Orleans and Gulf Coast Railway Company NOGC is a former Union Pacific Railroad branch line located outside New Orleans. The NOGC is a 32 - mile - long
  • bridge over the bayou and enters St. Landry. LA 106 then crosses the Acadiana Railway AKDN tracks and takes a sharp turn to the north out of town. It shortly
  • liquidation. The line was then operated by the South Central Arkansas Railway from 1982 - 1983, when it was sold to the East Camden and Highland Railroad
  • Railroad AR Aberdeen, Carolina and Western Railway ACWR Acadiana Railway AKDN Adams - Warnock Railway AWRY Adrian and Blissfield Rail Road ADBF
  • Connections and interchanges are made with the following railroads: BNSF Railway CSX Transportation Canadian National Illinois Central Kansas City Southern
  • to Gibsland, Louisiana where it interchanges with Kansas City Southern Railway The 6.5 - mile 10.5 km section from McNeil to Magnolia, Arkansas, is
  • the Wayback Machine, accessed June 20, 2011 Carl A. Brasseaux 2011 Acadiana Louisiana s Historic Cajun Country. Louisiana State University Press.