News & Updates

Hanson Spur Project

Hanson Aggregates is striving to meet surging construction demands across the Southeast. Sandersville Railroad’s plans for a new 4.5-mile spur connecting the quarry in Hancock County to the CSX rail line along GA Highway 16 will help Hanson Aggregates serve this market.


Sandersville Railroad Fleet Adds 97 Hoppers

March 2023 - The Sandersville Railroad is excited to announce the addition of ninety-seven 5,161 cubic foot covered hoppers to its railcar fleet. The 1996 Trinity built cars were purchased and refurbished to support the Sandersville Railroad’s kaolin shippers. The covered hoppers are perfect for dry bulk kaolin moves, and the cars are able to handle maximum loadings of 286,000 lbs.

Sandersville Railroad Welcomes Fowler Flemister Concrete

February - The Sandersville Railroad is proud to welcome Fowler Flemister Concrete as its newest customer. Sandersville is the seventh plant location for Fowler Flemister Concrete, and its first to be rail served. Through its network of plants Fowler Flemister is well positioned to serve the growing middle Georgia region. The Sandersville Railroad is excited to provide six day a week rail service to Fowler Flemister Concrete and to support their growing business.

January 21, 2022

Georgia Leaders Appointed to 2022 Georgia Chamber Executive Committee

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announces the transition of its leadership effective January 12, 2022, with Ben Tarbutton lll succeeding Teresa White as Chairman.

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June 30, 2020

Sandersville Featured in Georgia Trend

For more than 50 years, the city of Sandersville and Washington County have been associated with one mineral – kaolin, a white aluminosilicate clay that is mined by various companies along the well-named Kaolin Road and processed for an amazingly wide variety of uses all over the world.

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March 5, 2020

Roundabout With Railroad Crossing Makes Georgia History

The city of Sandersville recently received a new distinction — it is the only municipality in the state of Georgia that includes a roundabout with a railroad crossing in the center.

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