Youngstown & Austintown Railroad

yarr_state The Youngstown & Austintown Railroad is a 5-mile short line railroad that interchanges with CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern, and Youngstown Belt Railroad in an industrial area west of Youngstown, Ohio. The line utilizes former Erie Railroad branchlines and includes a small shop facility on Oakwood Avenue in Austintown. The pike was originally part of the Ohio Central System of shortlines, all of which are now owned by shortline operator Genesee & Wyoming.

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See also our complete Ohio Central System shortline system collection

Motive Power

Ohio Central #8712

  • builder:Electro Motive Division
  • model:GP11 "Paducah rebuild"
  • type:B-B road switcher
  • built:Aug 1956, EMD #22137
  • engine:EMD 567
  • notes:
  • blt New Haven GP9 #1227
    to Penn Central #7247, later Conrail
    to MBTA #7557
    to Illinois Central Gulf #8712
    to Ohio Central system
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    This page was updated on 2016-01-30