An uncommon meet between 2 short lines at a 4 way stop. Crews exchange info during a meet at the diamond at Whitney, NC between the Winston Salem Southbound and the Atlantic Railway. Traffic at the diamond is controlled by stop signs so crews must stop and proceed after ensuring there is no opposing traffic.
The Winston Salem Southbound is a joint operation between NS and CSX running between Winston Salem and Wadesboro, NC utilizing the equipment of parent railroads.
The Atlantic Railway is the new operator of the 11 mile stretch of railroad that runs between Halls Ferry Jct. and the former ALCOA Plant in Badin, NC. It was originally the Yadkin Railroad before becoming a part of Southern, and eventually NS. In 2020 Atlantic Railways became the line's official operator.