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bb_logo1 Buckingham Branch Railroad

The Buckingham Branch Railroad (BB) is a family-owned short line railroad that operates 275 miles of railroad in central Virginia. The BB was founded in 1988 by Robert and Annie Bryant and ran its first train on March 6, 1989. Since then it has grown from a 17 mile line with two employees to its current size today of 275 miles with 88 employees. The Buckingham Branch has developed a reputation for dependability and service and its small size offers greater flexibility to respond to customer needs as well as providing more personalized customer service.

Buckingham Branch Railroad

Virginia shortline

The Buckingham Branch Railroad is a locally owned shortline system operating in the state of Virginia, first organized in 1989. With offices in rural Buckingham County, at Dillwyn, the shortline currently operates 3 divisions of railroad around the state:

Buckingham Branch system map / web

Spotlight: Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2004 / RWH

Buckingham Branch #101

  • builder:Electro Motive Division
  • model:GP7
  • type:B-B road switcher
  • built:1953, EMD #18265
  • series:2610 produced 1949-54
  • engine:EMD 567B (16 cyls. 1500 hp)
  • notes:
  • blt Richmond, Fredericksburg & Pot #104
    on lease from Old Dominion Chapter NRHS
Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2004 / RWH

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2004 / RWH

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2006 / RWH

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2006 / RWH

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac #101

Dillwyn, Va / May 2006 / RWH

Lagniappe

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Links / Sources

This page was updated on 2016-09-18