Pittsburgh & Ohio Central Railroad

pohc_state The Pittsburgh & Ohio Central Railroad operates 42 miles of former Pittsburgh, Chartiers & Youghiogheny and Pennsylvania Railroad trackage southwest of downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The line interchanges with the CSX on Neville Island, the Norfolk Southern at Duff Junction, and the Pittsburgh, Allegheny & McKees Rocks at McKees Rocks. The POHC was developed by the Ohio Central System in 2000 when it purchased the line from RailAmerica, but it is now owned by Ohio Central parent Genesee & Wyoming group.

See also our complete Ohio Central System shortline collection

Motive Power

Pittsburgh & Ohio Central #1545

  • builder:Electro Motive Division
  • model:SW1500
  • type:B-B yard switcher
  • built:Feb 1971, EMD #37060
  • series:807 produced 1966-74
  • engine:EMD 645 (12 cyls. 1500 hp)
  • notes:
  • blt Penn Central #9502, then Conrail
    to Reading & Northern #1545
    to Ohio Central #1545
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