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Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad

Pennsylvania shortline

The Turtle Creek Industrial Railroad is an 11 mile Pennsylvania shortline located just east of Pittsburgh, running from a Norfolk Southern connection at Trafford northeast to Export.  The line owned by Dura-Bond, which operates a small steel processing plant at the end of the line in Export. Currently, the only other online shipper is a lumber yard in Murrysville. The TCKR line is the former Pennsylvania Railroad's Export branch, later operated by Conrail. The shortline rescued the line from abandonment in 1982.

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