Indiana Eastern Railroad

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Indiana Eastern Railroad Overview

The Indiana Eastern Railroad is a short-line railroad in the U.S. states of Indiana and Ohio, operating a former Chesapeake and Ohio Railway line between Richmond, Indiana and Fernald, Ohio under lease from CSX Transportation. It began operations in 2005 as a subsidiary of the Respondek Railroad, and interchanges freight with CSX at Cottage Grove. Its business headquarters is in Edwardsville, Illinois, with its operations headquarters in Liberty, Indiana.

Indiana Eastern Railroad Locomotives

Number Model Year(s) Built History Notes
INER 5255 GP38-2 1979 Ex-NS 5255/SOU 5255. Main locomotive.
AWW 205 SD9 1955 Ex-SOU 205/CG 205. Stored serviceable.
AWW 206 SD9 1955 Ex-SOU 206/CG 206. Secondary locomotive.

Indiana Eastern Railroad Customers

Customer Location Company Description Type of Railcar Notes
Recycling Center Richmond, IN Scrapyard Gondolas
Union County Co-op Boston, IN Fertilizer Supplier Covered Hoppers/Tank Cars Active shipper?
Nutrien Ag Solutions Kitchel, IN Fertilizer Supplier Tank Cars
Cottage Grove Transload Cottage Grove, IN Transload Tank Cars
Nutrien Cincinnati Phosphate Fernald, OH Fertilizer Supplier Tank Cars
Nease Performance Chemicals Fernald, OH Chemical Manufacturer Tank Cars

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