Find a New York Railroad

New York's railroads operate over 3,500 miles in the Empire State. View our list of railroads below to learn more about each one or view our map of New York's railroad system.

Adirondack Scenic Railroad

he Adirondack Railway Preservation Society (ARPS), operator of the Adirondack Railroad aims to preserve and restore rail service between the High Peaks region, Central New York and beyond via rail connections in Utica. ARPS partners with communities and businesses along the line to promote the railway and as an economic development driver while offering historic and environmental education opportunities.

 Utica
 NY
 13501
 (315) 724-0700
 (315) 724-1733
 Scenic Railroad
 N/A
 Justin Gonyo, General Manager
 Frank Kobliski
 105
NY Employment: 10
 Utica, Thendara, & Tupper Lake Stations

Arcade & Attica Railroad

The Arcade & Attica Railroad is a shortline railroad that hauls freight between Arcade and North Java, New York.

 Utica
 NY
 13501
 (315) 724-0700
 (315) 724-1733
 Scenic Railroad
 N/A
 Justin Gonyo, General Manager
 Frank Kobliski
 105
NY Employment: 10
 Utica, Thendara, & Tupper Lake Stations

B & H Rail Corp.

The B&H Rail Corp. serves Steuben County, northwest of Corning, NY. The affiliated Livonia, Avon & Lakeville operates in Livingston and Monroe Counties, south of Rochester, NY. The Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad extends across southwestern New York and northwestern Pennsylvania from Hornell, NY to Meadville, PA and Oil City, PA and north and south of Olean, NY.

 Cohocton
 NY
 14480
 Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad Corp.
 (585) 384-9169
 (585) 384-5969
 Propane, Butane, Fertilizer
 1,878
 Ray Martel, Chairman, President & CEO; Carl Belke, COO and Executive VP
 Ray Martel, Chairman, President & CEO
 47
 5
 Cohocton Enginehouse

Batten Kill Railroad Inc.

The Batten Kill operates north from Eagle Bridge, through Cambridge, New York and Shushan, New York, to Greenwich Junction and continues west to the village of Greenwich and Thomson, New York.

 Greenwich
 NY
 12834
 (518) 692-2160
 (518) 692-0271
 Grain, Fertilizer, Logs, Wood Pulp
 413
 William Taber
 William Taber
 34
 6
 Greenwich, Eagle Bridge Interchange, East Greenwich, Greenwich Jct

Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad, Inc.

The Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad operates in New York and Pennsylvania. Its main line runs between Buffalo, New York and Eidenau, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh.

 Rochester
 NY
 14624
 Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
 (802) 527-3434
 (800) 477-4947
 Metals, Coal & Coke, Lumber & Wood Products
 66,226 (NY) 123,500 (Total NY/PA System)
 Charles Hunter
 Leonard Wagner
 Approx. 638 TOTAL (75.0 in NYS)
 58
 Buffalo Creek Yard, Buffalo, NY Interchanges CN, CP, CSX, NS, SB, BSOR, WNYPA, RSR

Buffalo Southern Railroad Inc.

The Buffalo Southern Railroad (BSOR) is a locally owned and operated Class III common carrier, shortline, railroad company, located in Western New York, interconnects in Buffalo, NY (Buffalo Creek Junction) and runs southward towards Jamestown, NY on a 32 mile segment of track designated as Line 1246, owned by the County of Erie. The BSOR operates the line on a long-term lease agreement with the Erie County Industrial Development Agency.

 Eden
 NY
 14057
 (716) 992-4979
 (716) 992-9132
 Feed, Liquid Propane, Fertilizer, Scrap Metals
 556
 Jane Franz, Bert Feasley
 Kevin N. O’ Gorman
 33
 7
 Buffalo Creek Yard, Eden Depot Office, Hamburg Engine House; Interchanges with BPRR, CPR, CSX, NS

Central New York Railroad

The Central New York Railroad (CNYK) operates 123 miles of railroad between Binghamton, NY and Port Jervis, NY.

 Cooperstown
 NY
 13326
 Delaware Otsego Corp.
 (607) 547-2555
 (607) 547-8676
 Grain, Food, Chemicals, Lumber
 854
 Melanie Boyer
 Nathan R. Fenno
 124
 N/A
 Cooperstown, Binghamton, Callicoon

Clarendon & Pittsford Railway Inc.

The Clarendon & Pittsford Railroad operates Rutland and Whitehall, New York.

 Burlington
 VT
 05401
 Vermont Rail System
 (802) 658-2550
 (802) 658-2553
 Fuel, Rock Salt & Slurry
 12,400
 Jerome Hebda
 David W. Wulfson
 26 Miles (6.8 in NYS)
 6
 Hampton Commerce Center, Whitehall Yard (Leased from CPRS); Amtrak connection to Rutland

CN Railway Company

The Canadian National Railway Company is a Canadian Class I freight railway headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, which serves Canada and the Midwestern and Southern United States.

 W. Montreal
 Quebec
 H3B29M
 (202) 347-7816
 (202) 347-8237
 Petroleum, Chemicals, Grain, Fertilizers, Coal, Metals, Forest Products, Automotive
 4,164,000
 Karen Phillips, Gloria Combe
 E. Hunter Harrison
 19,200
 N/A
 Buffalo; Lackawanna Lumber Reload Facility

Conrail

 Mt. Laurel
 NJ
 08054
 856-231-2003
 Jonathan Broder

CSX Transportation, Inc.

CSX Transportation operates in the Eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec over 21,000 route miles of track.

 Selkirk
 NY
 12158
 CSX, Inc.
 (518) 767-6445
 (518) 767-6446
 Food Products, farm Products, Primary Metal Products, Non Metallic Minerals, Chemicals, Coal, Waste & Scrap, Transportation Equipment, Intermodal Containers and Trailers, Auto, and Paper Products
 6,335,311
 Maurice O’Connell
 Jim Foote, CEO
 23,400
 2,281
 Selkirk Yard (Albany), Frontier Yard (Buffalo), William St. Yard (Buffalo)-Intermodal & TRANSFLO, Goodman St. Yard (Rochester) – TRANSFLO, Dewitt Yard (Syracuse) – Intermodal Terminal Oak Point Yard ( New York)

Delaware & Hudson Railway Company, Inc. d/b/a Canadian Pacific

Sunbury and Mechanicville, New York, with a connection to Canadian National via Rouse Point, New York.

 Clifton Park
 NY
 12065
 (518) 383-7200
 (518) 383-7250
 Grain, Coal, Fertilizers, Forest Products, Industrial Products, Intermodal, Automotive
 2,447,000
 Todd Dragland
 Fred J. Green
 13,874
 500
 Rouses Point, Fort Edward, Saratoga, Albany, Oneonta, Binghamton

Depew Lancaster & Western Railroad

With endpoints in the Niagara Frontier and Greater Rochester regions, the Falls Road Railroad supports a cornucopia of agricultural, perishables, petrochem and plastics customers in historic canal towns from Lockport to Brockport. Our Falls Road train crews provide regular switching of the 3T transload facility in Lockport Yard as well as multiple times per-week service across the entire forty-mile route. Our local economic development partners can fill you in on the endless industrial development possibilities along the Falls Road’s three-county route.

 Batavia
 NY
 14020-3141
 Genesee Valley Transportation Company, Inc.
 (585) 343-5398
 (585) 343-4369
 Dimensional heat exchangers, scrap metal, linerboard, fertilizer, plastic pellets, lumber products
 1,100
 David J. Monte Verde
 David J. Monte Verde
 14
 7
 Lancaster, Batavia Corp. Office

Falls Road Railroad Co. Inc.

Based out of Utica, the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern (MHWA) serves the Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Regions of New York state. With lineage in paper and forest products, the MHWA has evolved in-sync with the region, transitioning to a diverse customer base that includes aggregates, food products and perishables, chemicals, plastics and steel.

 Batavia
 NY
 14020-3141
 Genesee Valley Transportation Company, Inc.
 (585) 343-5398
 (585) 343-4369
 Frozen vegetables, pesticides, fertilizer, ethanol, corn and animal feed
 2,000
 David J. Monte Verde
 David J. Monte Verde
 45
 11
 Lockport Engine House, Batavia Corp. Office

Finger Lakes Railway Corp.

Finger Lakes Railway Corporation is a short line railroad that owns and operates 167 miles of track from its Geneva headquarters. Finger Lakes Railway (FGLK) has track in 6 counties in the Finger Lakes region including Ontario, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Yates, and Schuyler.

 Geneva
 NY
 14456
 (315) 781-1234
 (315) 781-2505
 Paper, Salt, Industrail Sand, Can Goods, Plastics, Steel, Fertilizer, Aggregates, Corn Syrup, Grain
 18,043
 Michael V. Smith, Joann Armstrong-Bruch
 Michael V. Smith
 140
 51
 Geneva Yard and General Offices, Solvay Yard, Auburn Yard

Ithaca Central Railroad

The Ithaca Central Railroad is a 48.8-mile long shortline railroad operating in New York and Pennsylvania, owned by Watco. The ITHR leases and operates the Norfolk Southern-owned Ithaca Secondary from Sayre, Pennsylvania, to Ludlowville, New York.

 Ithaca
 NY
 14850
 205-758-0441
 205-752-8329
 Laura McNichol

Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad

The Livonia, Avon & Lakeville operates in Livingston and Monroe Counties, south of Rochester, NY. B&H Rail Corp. serves Steuben County, northwest of Corning, NY. The affiliated Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad extends across southwestern New York and northwestern Pennsylvania from Hornell, NY to Meadville, PA and Oil City, PA and north and south of Olean, NY.

 Lakeville
 NY
 14480
 Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad Corp.
 (585) 346-2090
 (585) 346-6454
 Sweeteners, Grain, Lumber, Fertilizer
 2,744
 Ray Martel, President & CEO; Carl Belke, COO & Executive VP; Gene Blabey, Chairman
 Ray Martel, President & CEO
 29
 20
 Lakeville Yard and locomotive shop (system shop)

Lowville & Beaver River Railroad

The Lowville & Beaver River runs from an interchange, with GVT subsidiary Mohawk, Adirondack and Northern Railroad (MHWA) at Lowville, NY to Croghan, New York.

 Batavia
 NY
 14020-3141
 GVT Rail Systems
 (585) 343-5398
 (585) 343-4369
 Forest & Agriculture Products
 N/A
 David J. Monte Verde, Gregory A. Cheshier
 David J. Monte Verde
 11
 3
 Lowville Enginehouses, Batavia Corporate Office

Ontario Central Railroad Corp.

The Ontario Central Railroad is an American class III railroad company operating in Ontario County, New York.

 Geneva
 NY
 14456
 Finger Lakes Railway Corp.
 (315) 781-1234
 (315) 781-2505
 Clay, Lumber, Poles
 150
 Michael V. Smith, Joann Armstrong-Bruch
 Michael V. Smith
 13.5
 2
 Victor, NY Manchester Yard, NY

Middletown & New Jersey Railroad LLC

The Middletown and New Jersey Railroad serves Middletown, New York and operates over 43 milesin southeastern New York serving Orange County and the Hudson Valley.

 Kennett Square
 PA
 19348
 Regional – Rail LLC
 (610) 925-0131
 (610) 925-0135
 Chemicals, Paper, Food Products, Lumber, Plastics, Fertilizers, Grain, Deicer Solutions
 3,400
 Alfred M. Sauer
 Alfred M. Sauer
 43
 6
 Middletown, Campbell Hall

Norfolk Southern Railway Co.

Norfolk Southern Corp. is a transportation company, which owns a freight railroad. It engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods primarily in the Southeast, East, and Midwest.

 Norfolk
 VA
 23510
 (757) 629-2600, (717) 541-2250
 (717) 541-2420
 Mixed Freight including, Coke, Coal, Iron Ore
 6.7 million
 Michael Fesen
 James Squires, President & Chairman
 21,500
 425
 Buffalo, Gangs Mill, Binghamton, Elmira

Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern Railroad Corp.

Based out of Utica, the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern (MHWA) serves the Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Regions of New York state. With lineage in paper and forest products, the MHWA has evolved in-sync with the region, transitioning to a diverse customer base that includes aggregates, food products and perishables, chemicals, plastics and steel.

 Batavia
 NY
 14020-3141
 Genesee Valley Transportation Company, Inc.
 (585) 343-5398
 (585) 343-4369
 Animal feed, plastic pellets, wood pulp, raw telephone poles, olive & vegetable oil, plate & coil steel, scrap paper and steel
 1,700
 David J. Monte Verde
 David J. Monte Verde
 57
 9
 Utica, Carthage, Lowville, Batavia Corporate Office

New York New Jersey Rail, LLC.

New York New Jersey Rail operates between Greenville Yard in Jersey City, New Jersey, and 65th Street Yard in Brooklyn, New York and provides the only remaining carfloat service on New York Harbor, while also providing warehouse switching services in Port Jersey.

 Jersey City/Brooklyn
 NJ/NY
 07305
 (201) 433-0360
 (201) 433-1586
 Food & consumer goods, Recyclables, Building Materials, Scrap, Brick, Lumber, Plastic, Large Steel
 9,000 (Systemwide)
 Donald B Hutton, Director
 4* (Carfloat Marine Rail Operation), 11 Miles (in NYS)
 6
 Brooklyn, NY: 65th Street Rail, 51 Street Rail Yard; South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (39th Street)

New York & Ogdensburg Railway Company, Inc.

The New York & Ogdensburg Railway (NYOG) is a shortline railroad that runs between the Port of Ogdensburg, New York and the CSX junction in Norwood, New York. The railroad is approximately 26 miles in length.

 Burlington
 VT
 05401
 Vermont Rail System
 (802) 658-2550
 (802) 658-2553
 Paper, Plastic, Strontium Carbonate, Logs
 281
 Jerome M. Hebda
 David W. Wulfson
 30
 4
 Ogdensburg Port

New York & Lake Erie Railroad

Freight and passenger rail service in Gowanda, New York.

 Gowanda
 NY
 14070
 (716) 532-5242
 (716) 532-9128
 Feed Grains, Scrap Iron, Steel
 250
 Robert O. Dingman, Jr., Steven C. Patterson
 Robert O. Dingman, Jr.
 29
 6
 Gowanda Engine House, Cherry Creek Team Track & Dock

New York & Atlantic Railway Company

The New York and Atlantic Railway is a short line railroad formed to provide freight service over the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road and serves Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Brooklyn, and Queens, New York

 Glendale
 NY
 11385
 Anacostia Rail Holdings
 (718) 497-3023
 (718) 497-3364
 Food & consumer goods, recyclables, building materials
 30,000+
 James Bonner
 James Bonner
 244
 60
 Fresh Pond Yard in Glendale, Queens, Long Island City Freight Terminal in Long Island City, Queens, Grand Ave Yard in Maspeth, Queens, Pineaire and Brentwood in Suffolk Co.

Ontario Midland Railroad Corp.

Ontario Midland Railroad Corp. operates 47 miles of track within Monroe and Wayne counties with connection to CSX in Newark NY.

 Sodus
 NY
 14551
 (315) 483-2152
 (315) 483-6814
 Soybean Oil, Chemicals, Cheese, Frozen Fruit & Vegetables, Tomato Paste
 450
 Sandi Saracen
 James H. Verbridge
 46.4
 5
 Sodus, Newark

Owego & Harford Railway

Owego and Harford Railway is a 26.7-mile railroad in New York that operates on a long-term lease from Tioga County Industrial Development Agency.

 Owego
 NY
 13827
 (607) 687-6992
 (607) 687-6817
 Scrap Metals, ASR, Butane, Propane, Plastic Resin, Piping
 2,086
 Eric Lee/Steven May
 Steven C. May
 26
 8
 Owego, Newark Valley, Harford Hills

Providence & Worcester Railroad

The Providence and Worcester Railroad is a Class II railroad operating in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, as well as New York via trackage rights and connects to Whitehall, N.Y., and Fresh Pond/Queens, N.Y.

 Worcester
 MA
 01601
 (508) 755-4000
 (508) 753-5548
 Stone, Plastics, Chemicals, Food & Agricultural Products, Forest, Steel, Coal, Waste/Scrap
 34,000 – 70,000 Intermodal Units
 Charles Hunter
 Leonard Wagner
 525 (35 miles in NYS)
 N/A
 N/A

Rochester & Southern Railroad, Inc.

The Rochester and Southern Railroad operates from the city of Rochester in Monroe County to Silver Springs, NY.

 Rochester
 NY
 14624
 Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
 (802) 527-3434
 (800) 477-4947
 Minerals, Farm & Feed Products, Metals
 18,721
 Charles Hunter
 Leonard Wagner
 Approx. 56 miles
 31
 Brooks Ave. Yard, Interchanges: CSXT, NS, CP, LA&L;, G&W;

SMS Rail Lines of NY, LLC

SMS Rail Lines is a shortline railroad based at Pureland Industrial Park in Bridgeport, New Jersey and operates lines in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, and Guilderland, New York.

 Bridgeport
 NJ
 08014
 (856) 467-4800
 (856) 467-2121
 Chemicals, Lumber, Grain, Food Products
 1,000
 John Mc Creavy
 Jeff Sutch
 15
 4
 Guilderland Center

Syracuse, Binghamton & New York Railroad

 Cooperstown
 NY
 13326
 Delaware Otsego Corp.
 (607) 547-2555
 (607) 547-9834
 N/A (Passenger)
 N/A
 Nathan R. Fenno
 Nathan R. Fenno
 14
 4
 Armory Square Station, Syracuse, NY

The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway Corporation

The NYSW operates over 400 miles of track in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and is 286,000 pound gross weight capable on all lines with connections in Syracuse, NY; Utica, NY
and Binghamton, NY.

 Cooperstown
 NY
 13326
 Delaware Otsego Corp.
 (607) 547-2555
 (607) 547-5658
 Automobiles, Construction Materials, Chemicals, Grain and Lumber
 21,691
 Melanie Boyer
 Nathan R. Fenno
 500
 120
 Cooperstown, Binghamton, Syracuse and Utica

Wellsboro & Corning Railroad

The Wellsboro and Corning Railroad is a 35-mile shortline railroad that operates between Wellsboro, Pennsylvania and Corning, New York, passing through Tioga, and Lawrenceville.

 Exton
 PA
 19341
 (802) 527-3434
 (610) 458-0524
 AG Products, Food, Minerals, Forest Products
 350
 Charles Hunter
 Leonard Wagner
 35.2 (11 in NYS)
 N/A
 N/A

Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad

The Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad extends across southwestern New York and northwestern Pennsylvania from Hornell, NY to Meadville, PA and Oil City, PA and north and south of Olean, NY. The affiliated Livonia, Avon & Lakeville operates in Livingston and Monroe Counties, south of Rochester, NY. The B&H Rail Corp. serves Steuben County, northwest of Corning, NY.

 Falconer
 NTY
 14733
 Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad Corp.
 (716) 665-5995
 (716) 665-5930
 Feed, Fertilizer, Coal, Sand, Industrial Sand, Forest Products, Petroleum Products, Glass Cullet, Chemicals, Kaolin, Waste Water, Plastic Pellets, Food Products, Aggregates.
 28,500
 Ray Martel, Deputy Chairman, Deputy Managing Partner & CEO; Carl Belke, President & COO; Gene Blabey, Chairman & Managing Partner
 Carl Belke, President & COO
 335 (164 in NYS)
 50
 Falconer Headquarters and Locomotive/MOW Maintenance Center, Olean Operations Center and Classification Yard