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Ashland Railway

Ohio shortline

Organized in 1986, the Ashland Railway purchased from Conrail trackage from Mansfield to West Salem, located in northern central Ohio. This segment was a small portion of the Erie Railroad mainline from New York to Chicago, and was originally the 6 foot gauge Atlantic & Great Western. Later, the ASRY purchased from CSX a former Baltimore & Ohio segment from Willard southeast to Mansfield. Total route in two segments: 56 miles. Today interchange is with CSX in Willard, Wheeling & Lake Erie in Plymouth, and Norfolk Southern in Mansfield. Traffic has included liner board, plastic pellets, castings, and grain.

Ashland system map / company wesbite

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