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NOTE: For official Portland & Western Railroad contact information, please click here or visit the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. web site, Portland & Western's parent company.

To report grade crossing emergencies, please call Portland & Western Railroad's grade crossing hotline at the following telephone number: (800) 800-2203

© 2006-2009 NorthWestRails.com - Photo by Dan Schwanz - Two of four Portland & Western SD45Rs, 3601 & 3602, trail an eastbound BNSF grain train (symbol X-BKLPAS1) at Lyle, Washington on Saturday March 4, 2006. These two units (one in SP paint and the other in G&W colors) are heading back to G&W property, Buffalo & Pittsburgh, for coal train service. See more of Dan Schwanz's photography by clicking on this link: http://w3.gorge.net/schwanz


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