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Ripley & New Albany Railroad Co.

The Ripley & New Albany Railroad Co. (RNA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp, operates 26.5 miles of track from New Albany to Ripley, MS, and interchanges with both KCS and BNSF in New Albany. The railroad's principal commodities are clay products, lumber and plastics.


Detailed Operations Map:
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Tupelo, MS; Corinth, MS; Memphis, TN; Northern MS

Miles of Track Operated:

Location of Offices:
200 N. Railroad Avenue New Albany, MS 38652

Stations Served:
New Albany
Cotton Plant
Blue Mountain

Railroad Type:
Handling Line Carrier

Connecting Railroad:
KCS (New Albany, MS)
BNSF (New Albany, MS)

Stand by Switch Engine Service Available:

Load Capacity of Track:
286,000 lbs. - Total Weight On Rail

Overhead Clearance:
Contact Customer Service Center for Clearance on Oversized Loads

Team Track Facilities:

Additional Services:
Railcar storage
Storage in transit loads/empties
Long term storage loads/empties
Short term storage loads/empties
Industrial site placement assistance


Key Contacts

Storage/ Purchasing/ Emergencies:
Shane Cullen,
V.P. of Mechanical & Operations

Tom Black,
V.P. of Safety & Transportation

Pricing/ Business Development/ General Inquiry:
Nathan Johns,
V.P. Marketing & Government Affairs

Customer Service:
Robert Athen;
Director Operations Center and RNA Agent

Real Estate/ Right of Way/ Utilities:
Frank May,
V.P. of Real Estate

Accounting Office
1318 S. Johanson Rd.
Peoria, IL 61607
(309) 697 - 1400

Tariffs & Documentation

Demurrage Tariff RNA6007-A

Storage Tariff RNA8998

Misc. Charges Tariff RNA8999

Misc. Charges Tariff RNA8999 (effective 08/01/2016)

Flagging Tariff RNA9010

Inspection Tariff RNA9050

Right of Entry Tariff

Right of Entry Procedure Packet

Right of Entry
Permit Forms