Providence and Worcester Railroad Company (P&W), is a short-line freight railroad operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. The Company is the interstate freight carrier serving the State of Rhode Island and conducts freight operations over the National Railroad Passenger Corporation’s Northeast Corridor between New Haven, Connecticut and the Massachusetts/Rhode Island border. The Company transports automobiles, construction aggregates, iron and steel products, chemicals and plastics, lumber, scrap metals, plastic resins, cement, coal, construction and demolition debris, and processed foods and edible foodstuffs. In 2013, P&W transported approximately 34,402 carloads of freight and approximately 19,047 intermodal containers. The Company through its connections links more than 80 communities on its lines. It operates four classification yards located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Cumberland, Rhode Island, and Plainfield and New Haven, Connecticut.