PICKENS

RAILWAY COMPANY
 

RAIL OPERATIONS

Family owned and operated, Pickens Railway Company (PKHP), operates Monday through Friday with special deliveries by arrangement.

 

Each customers' needs are paramount in planning rail service schedules.  All of the employees are only a phone call away, as are the manager and president.  Pickens can assist in contacting and coordinating with the proper departments at CSX or Norfolk Southern for freight rates, routing, car supply, or other related issues.

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

Prime rail sites are available in large and small parcels.  We are located midway between Atlanta and Charlotte with easy access to I85.  

 

Pickens Railway Company works closely with the local Economic Development Agencies for optimum facility locations.  We also coordinate with Norfolk Southern and CSXT Industrial Development Departments.

 

We are members of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Upstate Alliance and Innovate Anderson.

 
 

ABOUT US

                 

 

 

 

 

                The 28.5 mile line in Anderson County (PKHP) interchanges with Norfolk Southern in Anderson and receives CSXT freight in Belton. 

Pickens hauls over 4,000 railcars per year replacing over 16,000 trucks on Upstate roads.  Our customers include a combined employment base of over 3,100 people.  Commodities shipped and received include limestone, synthetic rubber, rubber processing oil, plastics, silica, paper, scrap paper, wood pulp, farm supplies, and electrical equipment.

 

 

 

                Pickens Railway also specializes in safety.  The railroad has annually earned the “Jake With Distinction” Award for Safety--the industry-wide recognition of a no accident, no injury workplace.  Pickens Railway is a member of the American Shortline Railroad Association, as well as the SC Association of Railroads.

Pickens Railway Company is an active member of Operation Lifesaver.  A certified presenter is available for educational classes for all ages.

 

CONTACT US

Pickens Railway Company

198 North Main Street   

Cornelia, GA 30531

Phone - 706-778-8004 

Fax - 706-778-6243

Railroad Office

119 Martin Road

Anderson, SC 29626

Phone - 864-222-6775

Fax - 864-222-6760

 

In Memoriam

Chip Johnson, President

Daniel Garrett, General Manager

119 Martin Road

Anderson, SC 29626

Office 864-222-6775

Fax 864-222-6760

Cell 864-617-3457

danielgarrett@pickensrailway.com

 

Hunter Sims, President

198 North Main Street

Cornelia, GA 30531

Office - 706-778-8004

Fax - 706-778-6243

huntersims@pickensrailway.com

Nancy Johnson, CFO

198 North Main Street

Cornelia, GA 30531

Office - 706-778-8004

Fax - 706-778-6243

nancyjohnson@pickensrailway.com

Sharon Davis, Agent

119 Martin Road

Anderson, SC 29626

Office 864-222-6775

Fax 864-222-6760

sharondavis@pickensrailway.com