The Evansville Western Railway, Inc., (EVWR), began operations on January 1, 2006, as a full-service railroad over 124.5 miles of rail between Evansville, IN, and Okawville, IL, including a branch line at Mt. Vernon, IN. The EVWR is headquartered in Mt. Vernon, IN.
The EVWR is strategically located in the heart of the nation’s highway and inland waterway system, with a rail-barge transfer facility on the Ohio River at the Port of Mt. Vernon, IN. Our railroad connects with the UP and NS at Mt. Vernon, IL; with the BNSF at Woodlawn, IL; and with the CSXT at its Howell Yard in Evansville, IN. We serve over 30 on-line customers and handle a variety of commodities including coal, grain and food products, chemicals and fertilizer, lumber and other building materials.
The EVWR is a privately held corporation and subsidiary of P&L Transportation, Inc. a Delaware Corporation.