Alabama Southern Railroad

Tuscaloosa, AL – Gulf Region

The Alabama Southern Railroad (ABS) consists of 102 miles of track running east from Artesia, Mississippi, to Brookwood, Alabama. The ABS interchanges with the Kansas City Southern at Artesia, with the CSX at Brookwood, and the NS at Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The ABS began operations on November 20, 2005 when Watco leased the railroad from the Kansas City Southern. The ABS ships approximately 35,000 carloads of product annually for the energy, steel, paper, roofing, grain, and chemical industries.

Class I Interchanges

  • CSXT
  • KCS
  • NS


Railroad Contact Information

Name Address Contact Information
Anwar Aiken
General Manager
1208 Ty Rogers Jr, Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
P: 205-758-0441
F: 205-752-8329
Ryan Williams 
Vice President Sales & Marketing
P: 512-428-5238
Ron Spencer
Customer Service Manager
315 W. 3rd St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
P: 866-889-2826
F: 866-413-5160
Customer Service 2 315 West 3rd Street
Pittsburg, KS 66762
P: 866-889-2826
F: 844-476-6726