RailAmerica, Inc., based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a leading short line and regional rail service provider with 41 short line and regional railroads, operating approximately 7,800 miles in the United States and Canada. The Company's railroads operate in 25 states and three Canadian provinces.
RailAmerica acquires, develops and operates short line and regional railroads formed primarily through the acquisition of light density rail lines from larger domestic railroads and through the acquisition of regional railroads privatized by foreign governments.
The Company provides its customers with local rail freight services facilitating access to the nation's rail system for delivery of products. The Company hauls carloads of various commodities for its customers based upon market demands in its local operating areas.