Youngstown and Austintown Railroad

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Youngstown and Austintown Railroad Overview

Youngstown and Austintown Railroad is a short-line railroad that exists just west of Youngstown, Ohio. It is owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. It connects with the Youngstown Belt Railroad which is owned by the same company and CSX at Yanda. The one-stall enginehouse still stands today in Austintown on Oakwood Ave. A small section of the structure was constructed by the Erie railroad.

It is operated as a part of the Youngstown Belt Railroad.

Youngstown and Austintown Railroad Locomotives

  • Youngstown Belt locomotives are used.
Number Model Year Built History Notes
OHCR 2505 GP35 1964 Ex-KRR 3802/MP 2604/TP 606.
OHCR 6642 SD18M 1959 Ex-CNW 6642/SOU 6345/SOU 6951.
OHCR 7573 GP10 1959 Ex-CR 7573/PC 7239/PRR 7239.
OHCR 7591 GP10 1959 Ex-CR 7591/PC 7254/PRR 7254.
OHCR 8702 GP11 1954 Ex-IC 8702/UP 282.
OHCR 8712 GP11 1956 Ex-IC 8712/ICG 8712/MBTA 7557/PC 7557/NH 1227.
OHCR 8713 GP11 1958 Ex-IC 8713/ICG 8713/IC 9372.

Youngstown and Austintown Railroad Customers

Customer Location Company Description Type of Railcar Notes
United Freezer & Storage Youngstown Cold Storage Warehouse Refrigerated Boxcars
Penn-Ohio Logistics Youngstown Metal Distribution Flatcars

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