Greg Pauline Assumes Leadership of Genesee & Wyoming Australia

  Greg Pauline Assumes Leadership of Genesee & Wyoming Australia

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ADELAIDE, South Australia -- March 11, 2013

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W) (NYSE: GWR) today announced that Greg Pauline has
assumed leadership of its Australian business as Managing Director of Genesee
& Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd. (GWA). GWA operates nearly 5,000 km of railroad
in South Australia and the Northern Territory, including the 2,200-km Tarcoola
to Darwin line that links the Port of Darwin to the interstate rail network in
South Australia.

Greg Pauline is the new Managing Director of Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty
Ltd (Photo: Business Wi ...

Greg Pauline is the new Managing Director of Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty
Ltd (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Pauline has worked in senior roles with three major Australian
corporations: 11 years at Transfield (ASX: TSE), seven years at Downer EDI
(ASX: DOW) and a combined seven years with Lend Lease Group (ASX: LLC) where
he was most recently Executive Director of Development and Corporate Affairs
for its Infrastructure Services business. He has lived and worked in
Indonesia, Malaysia and India, including as Chief Executive Officer of a joint
venture between Leighton International and Thiess Pty Ltd and as Managing
Director, Bilfinger Berger India. Mr. Pauline is a graduate of Sydney
University with a degree in Civil Engineering.

He succeeds Bert Easthope, who served as GWA’s Managing Director for the past
eight years, leading its growth into G&W’s largest operating region and
achieving a world-class safety record. Mr. Easthope now transitions to a
strategic development role as GWA continues to build its business throughout
Australia.

“Over the past eight years, GWA’s business and safety performance have
excelled under Bert’s leadership, including the successful integration of
FreightLink and a significant expansion of our iron ore operations,” said G&W
President and Chief Executive Officer Jack Hellmann. “We look forward to his
continued success in helping to expand GWA’s business.”

“Greg Pauline brings outstanding experience to GWA,” Hellmann continued. “He
has a wide-ranging background in business management and development and has
led a number of major infrastructure initiatives in his career. As GWA
continues to expand its important economic and social role in Australia, we’re
excited to have Greg leading the business.”

About GWA

A wholly owned subsidiary of G&W, GWA provides rail haulage of bulk
commodities including iron ore, grain, gypsum, copper and other minerals as
well as daily interstate intermodal service, shunting and terminal operations.
GWA operates nearly 5,000 km of track and owns over 3,500 km, including the
2,200-km Tarcoola to Darwin rail line linking thePort of Darwinwith the
Australian interstate rail network. An accredited rail-service provider across
all of mainland Australia, GWA also provides open-access rail services to
other rail operators on its track and terminal infrastructure. GWA has more
than 400 employees, 95 locomotives and 950 freight wagons and serves six ports
in South Australia and the Northern Territory.

About G&W

G&W owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads inthe United
States, Australia, Canada, the NetherlandsandBelgium. In addition, G&W
operates the 1,400-mile Tarcoola to Darwin rail line, which links thePort of
Darwinwith the Australian interstate rail network inSouth Australia.
Operations currently include 111 railroads organized in 11 regions, with more
than 15,000 miles of owned and leased track, 4,500 employees and over 2,000
customers. We provide rail service at 35 ports inNorth
America,AustraliaandEuropeand perform contract coal loading and railcar
switching for industrial customers.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release and presentation 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.

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