The P&W was incorporated in Massachusetts as the Providence and Worcester Railway on March 12, 1844, and as the Providence and Worcester Railroad in Rhode Island in May 1844. The two companies were merged November 25, 1845 as the Providence and Worcester Railroad. The company bought the Blackstone ...
Miles (Owned or Leased): 566 (Connecticut- 384, Massachusetts- 120, New York - 30, Rhode Island- 32) Interchanges: Canadian National (East Alburg, Vt.); Canadian Pacific (Willimantic, Conn. and Whitehall, N.Y.); Connecticut Southern Railroad (Hartford, Conn.); CSX (Worcester, Mass. and New Haven, Conn.); ...
The Providence & Worcester Railroad has been an independent line since 1973 but its history dates to 1844. Read about the company's history and its operations today.
Aug 15, 2016 ... DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W)(NASDAQ: PWX) for $25.00 per share, or approximately $126 million.
Aug 15, 2016 ... Genesee & Wyoming, a railroad freight hauler, said Monday it would buy Providence & Worcester Railroad Co. for $126 million, or $25 a share, to expand its routes in the northeast.The deal is a 53-percent premium over P&W's Friday closing price of $16.30. The stock closed Monday at $24.56, up $8.26.
Aug 15, 2016 ... WORCESTER – A global railroad company based in Connecticut has agreed to buy Providence and Worcester Railroad Co. for $126 million, a cash deal expected to close later this year.Genesee & Wyoming Inc. of Darien will pay $25 per share for the Worcester freight railroad operator, about 50 percent ...
Nov 1, 2016 ... Genesee & Wyoming Inc. has completed the acquisition of Providence and Worcester Railroad Company.
Jul 25, 2017 ... Headquarters Worcester, MA. Size 51 to 200 employees. Founded 1969. Type Company - Public (PWX). Industry Rail. Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year. Competitors Unknown. Giving an island its link, Providence and Worcester Railroad (P&W) stands as Rhode Island's sole interstate freight ...