Pioneer Lines owns and operates approximately 26.5 miles of track from New Albany to Ripley, Mississippi. Situated approx. 185 miles northeast of Jackson, Mississippi. The Railroad is located approximately 300 miles from the Port of Mobile, the only deep water port in Alabama. Ranked as the 9th largest port by volume by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The port of mobile has public Deepwater terminals with direct access to 1,500 miles of inland and intercostal waterways.
Mississippi industries supporting the economy include; Agriculture, Electronics production, transportation, manufacturing and fishing. Agriculture is the largest industry with cotton, corn, soybean and rice are the major agricultural exports. Mississippi ranks third in the United States for chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing.