Appanoose County Community Railroad Inc. (APNC) - 2008
The Appanoose County Community Railroad was formed in 1983 by the town of Centerville, utilizing abandoned sections of the Burlington Northern, Rock Island and Norfolk Southern railroads. The railroad is a non-profit railroad with headquarters in Centerville.
The APNC operates 35 miles in Iowa from Centerville to Albia. The line connects with the BNSF Railway and the Norfolk Southern at Albia and with the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad (formerly the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad) at Moravia. Current employment totals six people, all located in Iowa.