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Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) owns or leases 120 freight railroads worldwide that are organized in 11 operating regions with 7,700 employees and more than 2,500 customers.
G&W’s nine North American regions serve 41 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces and include 113 short line and regional freight railroads with more than 13,000 track-miles.
G&W’s Australia Region provides rail freight services in New South Wales, the Northern Territory and South Australia and operates the 1,400-mile Tarcoola-to-Darwin rail line.
G&W’s U.K./Europe Region is led by Freightliner, the U.K.’s largest rail maritime intermodal operator and second-largest rail freight company.
Operations also include heavy-haul in Poland and Germany and cross-border intermodal services connecting Northern European seaports with key industrial regions throughout the continent. G&W subsidiaries provide rail service at more than 40 major ports in North America, Australia and Europe and perform contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers.

HQDarien, CT, US
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)8,000
Revenue (FY, 2018)$2.3 B(+7%)
Share Price (Dec 2019)$111.9
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Genesee & Wyoming

John C. Hellmann

John C. Hellmann

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Peters

Mike Peters

Chief Commercial Officer, North America
Michael E. Williams

Michael E. Williams

Vice President, Corporate Communications
Tianbing Qian

Tianbing Qian

Chief Information Officer
Andrew T. Chunko

Andrew T. Chunko

Senior Vice President, Operations Support
Matthew O. Walsh

Matthew O. Walsh

Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Development
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Genesee & Wyoming Office Locations

Genesee & Wyoming has offices in Darien, Elma, Jacksonville, Rochester and in 69 other locations
Darien, CT, US (HQ)
20 West Ave
Elma, WA, US
Elma, WA 98541, USA
Jacksonville, FL, US
13901 Sutton Park Dr S #330
Rochester, NY, US
200 Meridian Centre Blvd #300
Dry Creek, AU
1 Kidman Rd
Keswick Terminal, AU
level 3/33 Richmond Rd
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Genesee & Wyoming Financials and Metrics

Genesee & Wyoming Revenue

Genesee & Wyoming's revenue was reported to be $2.35 b in FY, 2018

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Genesee & Wyoming's current market capitalization is $6.4 b.
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Genesee & Wyoming Operating Metrics

Genesee & Wyoming's Customers was reported to be 3 k in Q2, 2017.
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Genesee & Wyoming Revenue Breakdown

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Genesee & Wyoming revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 61.8% from North American Operations, 11.1% from Australian Operations and 27.1% from U.K./European Operations

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Genesee & Wyoming Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Genesee & Wyoming News and Updates

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion

Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming Inc for about $6.4 billion in cash.

UPDATE 1-Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 bln

Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming Inc for about $6.4 billion in cash.

Brookfield Infrastructure, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming in $8.4 bln deal

Genesee & Wyoming Inc said July 1 that Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC agreed to buy G&W in a transaction valued at approximately $8.4 billion including debt. G&W owns a portfolio of 120 short line railroads, predominantly in North America, with operations in Europe and Australia.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. to be Acquired by Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC in $8.4 Billion Transaction

BROOKFIELD, NEWS, July 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE:GWR) (“G&W”), together with Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN), GIC and Brookfield Infrastructure’s institutional partners (together referred to as the “Consortium”), are announcing an agreemen…

Brookfield clinches $9 bln deal to buy Genesee & Wyoming -sources

Investment firm Brookfield Asset Management Inc has agreed to acquire U.S. freight railroad owner and operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc for close to $9 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Brookfield Is Lead Bidder for Railroad Operator Genesee & Wyoming

Brookfield Is Lead Bidder for Railroad Operator Genesee & Wyoming
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Genesee & Wyoming Blogs

Genesee & Wyoming Announces Financial Leadership Appointments

Dateline City: DARIEN, Conn. DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced the appointments of Thomas D. Savage as Chief Financial Officer and Sarah A. Greene as Senior Vice President and Controlle…

Connecticut Port Authority, State of Connecticut’s Office of Policy and Management, New England Central Railroad Announce Agreement to Support Future Growth

Dateline City: NEW LONDON, Conn. NEW LONDON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Connecticut Port Authority (the Authority), the Office of Policy and Management (OPM) and New England Central Railroad, Inc. (NECR), a subsidiary of Connecticut-ba…

Genesee & Wyoming Announces 2019 Industrial Development Results

Dateline City: DARIEN, Conn. DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) today announced 2019 industrial development results, with customers investing $1.1 billion in new projects expected to generate more than …

Genesee & Wyoming Announces Completion of Sale to Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC

Dateline City: DARIEN, Conn. DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR) today announced the completion of its previously announced sale to affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC. Under the…

Freightliner Wins Rail Freight Operator of the Year at UK Global Freight Awards 2019

Dateline City: DARIEN, Conn. & LONDON DARIEN, Conn. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE:GWR), was named “Rail Freight Operator of the Year” at the 2019 Global Freig…

North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Achieves Capacity for 286,000-lb. Freight Cars

Dateline City: COFIELD, N.C. COFIELD, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)(NYSE:GWR) announced at a ribbon-cutting today that its subsidiary North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Company, LLC (NCVA), a 56-mile sh…
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Genesee & Wyoming Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Genesee & Wyoming founded?

    Genesee & Wyoming was founded in 1899.

  • Who are Genesee & Wyoming key executives?

    Genesee & Wyoming's key executives are John C. Hellmann, Mike Peters and Michael E. Williams.

  • How many employees does Genesee & Wyoming have?

    Genesee & Wyoming has 8,000 employees.

  • What is Genesee & Wyoming revenue?

    Latest Genesee & Wyoming annual revenue is $2.3 b.

  • What is Genesee & Wyoming revenue per employee?

    Latest Genesee & Wyoming revenue per employee is $293.6 k.

  • Who are Genesee & Wyoming competitors?

    Competitors of Genesee & Wyoming include Amtrak, KiwiRail and Nurminen Logistics.

  • Where is Genesee & Wyoming headquarters?

    Genesee & Wyoming headquarters is located at 20 West Ave, Darien.

  • Where are Genesee & Wyoming offices?

    Genesee & Wyoming has offices in Darien, Elma, Jacksonville, Rochester and in 69 other locations.

  • How many offices does Genesee & Wyoming have?

    Genesee & Wyoming has 109 offices.