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Press release from Business Wire

Rescheduling of GWI Q3 2012 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcast

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Rescheduling of GWI Q3 2012 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcast06:00 EDT Wednesday, October 31, 2012 GREENWICH, Conn. (Business Wire) -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced that it has postponed its Q3 2012 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcastas a result of power failures affecting GWI's corporate headquarters and the Greater New York City area caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Q3 2012 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcast is rescheduled for Monday, November 5, 2012. WHAT: Rescheduling of GWI Q3 2012 Financial Release Conference Call and Webcast WHEN: November 5, 2012, at 11 a.m. EDT WHERE: http://www.gwrr.com/investors (listen only) Conference Call Dial-In Numbers -- in U.S., call (800) 288-8976; outside U.S., call (612) 332-0430. If you are unable to participate during the live conference call and webcast, the webcast will be archived at http://www.gwrr.com/investors until the next quarter. Telephone replay is also available for 30 days beginning at 1 p.m. EDT on November 5 by dialing (800) 475-6701 (or outside U.S., dial 320-365-3844). The access code is 222300. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release and conference call regarding Genesee & Wyoming's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year. About GWI GWI owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads and provides railcar switching services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and Belgium. In addition, GWI operates the Tarcoola to Darwin rail line, which links the Port of Darwin with the Australian interstate rail network in South Australia. Operations currently include 66 railroads organized in 10 regions, with more than 7,600 miles of owned and leased track and approximately 1,400 additional miles under track access arrangements. We provide rail service at 23 ports in North America, Australia and Europe and perform contract coal loading and railcar switching for industrial customers. On October 1, 2012, GWI consummated the acquisition of RailAmerica, Inc. Immediately following the acquisition, control of RailAmerica was placed into a voting trust until such time as the U.S. Surface Transportation Board issues its decision on GWI's pending control application for RailAmerica, Inc. About RailAmerica RailAmerica, Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads in North America, operating a portfolio of 45 individual railroads with approximately 7,500 miles of track in 28 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. GWI Corporate CommunicationsMichael Williams, 203-629-3722