The Gregarious Railfan
Lynchburg, VA  24501 (population, 79,812 (2015))                   

GPS:  N 37.40842, W 79.15726  (Kemper Street Station)  NS   Google map   

Railroads:   NS and CSX

Scanner:  NS 161.190 [72] (ex N&W), 160.950 [56] (ex Southern); CSX 160.230 [8] (road), 160.320 [14] (disp)

Description:   Lynchburg marks the crossing for NSs former Southern Railway main from Washington to Atlanta with
the former N&W main from Roanoke to Norfolk and CSXs  former James River line from Clifton Forge to Richmond
and Newport News.  In the area there are at least four scenic trestles and four rail yards.  Amtrak's Crescent and
Northeast Regional are served at Kemper Street Station on the NS line, N 37.40842, W 79.15726   

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:  30   (NS, 10 - 15; CSX, 10 - 15)  

Nearby RR stuff:   Depot Grille 10 Ninth Street,  N 37.41611, N 79.13939   On the CSX line

Visitor's Center:  901 Church Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504