List of New York railroads

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Current and former railroads in New York

The following railroads currently or formerly operated in the U.S. state of New York.

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Name Mark System[nb 1] From To Successor Notes
Addison Railroad RUT 1867 1951 N/A
Addison and Northern Pennsylvania Railway B&O 1882 1887 Addison and Pennsylvania Railway
Addison and Pennsylvania Railway B&O 1887 1898 Addison and Susquehanna Railroad
Addison and Susquehanna Railroad B&O 1898 1954 Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad
Adirondack Company D&H 1863 1882 Adirondack Railway
Adirondack Railway D&H 1882 1902 Delaware and Hudson Company
Adirondac Estate and Railroad Company D&H 1860 1863 Adirondack Company
Adirondack and St. Lawrence Railroad 1906 1925 N/A
Albany and Hudson Railway and Power Company 1899 1903 Albany and Hudson Railroad Electrified in 1900
Albany Northern Railroad D&H 1851 1856 Albany, Vermont and Canada Railroad
Albany and Schenectady Railroad NYC 1847 1853 New York Central Railroad
Albany and Susquehanna Railroad D&H 1851 1945 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Albany and Vermont Railroad D&H 1859
Albany, Vermont and Canada Railroad D&H 1856 1859 Albany and Vermont Railroad
Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad NYC 1836 1870 Boston and Albany Railroad
Allegany Central Railroad PS&N 1881 1883 Lackawanna and Pittsburgh Railroad
Amsterdam, Chuctanunda and Northern Railroad NYC 1879
Atlantic Avenue Railroad LIRR 1872 1899 Nassau Electric Railroad Main line operated by Long Island Rail Road under a 99-year lease from 1877
Atlantic and Great Western Railroad ERIE 1871 1880 New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio Railroad
Atlantic and Great Western Railroad ERIE 1859 1865 Atlantic and Great Western Railway
Atlantic and Great Western Railway ERIE 1865 1871 Atlantic and Great Western Railroad
Attica and Allegheny Valley Railroad 1852 1856 Attica and Arcade Railroad
Attica and Buffalo Railroad NYC 1836 1850 Buffalo and Rochester Railroad
Attica and Arcade Railroad 1870 1880 Tonawanda Valley Railroad
Attica and Freedom Railroad 1891 1894 Buffalo, Attica and Arcade Railroad
Attica and Hornellsville Railroad ERIE 1845 1851 Buffalo and New York City Railroad
Auburn and Ithaca Railway LV 1889 1890 Geneva and Van Ettenville Railway
Auburn and Rochester Railroad NYC 1836 1850 Rochester and Syracuse Railroad
Auburn and Syracuse Railroad NYC 1834 1850 Rochester and Syracuse Railroad
Avon, Geneseo and Mount Morris Railroad ERIE 1860 1940 N/A
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad B&O, BO B&O 1932 1987 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Bath and Hammondsport Railroad BH 1872 1993 Champagne Railroad
Battenkill Railroad D&H 1902 1903 Greenwich and Johnsonville Railway
Bennington and Rutland Railroad RUT 1865 1870 Harlem Extension Railroad
Bennington and Rutland Railway RUT 1877 1901 Rutland Railroad
Black River and Morristown Railroad NYC 1870 1883 Utica and Black River Railroad
Black River and St. Lawrence Railway NYC 1868 1883 Carthage and Adirondack Railway
Black River and Utica Railroad NYC 1853 1860 Utica and Black River Railroad
Blossburg and Corning Railroad NYC 1854 1873 Corning, Cowanesque and Antrim Railway
Bombay and Moira Railroad 1898 1898 N/A (operated by Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railroad)
Boston and Albany Railroad B&A, BA NYC 1870 1961 New York Central Railroad
Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad NH 1864 1874 New York and New England Railroad
Boston, Hartford and Erie Extension Railroad NH 1863 1864 Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad
Boston, Hartford and Erie Ferry Extension Railroad NH 1864 1864 Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad
Boston, Hoosac Tunnel and Western Railway B&M 1877 1892 Fitchburg Railroad
Boston and Maine Corporation BM B&M 1964 Still exists as a lessor of Pan Am Railways operating subsidiary Springfield Terminal Railway
Boston and Maine Railroad B&M, BM B&M 1900 1964 Boston and Maine Corporation
Bradford, Eldred and Cuba Railroad 1881 1893 N/A
Bradford, Richburg and Cuba Railroad 1881 1893 N/A (operated by Bradford, Eldred and Cuba Railroad)
Brighton and Bensonhurst Railroad 1892 N/A Never operated
Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Railroad 1862 1885 Brooklyn, Bath and West End Railroad
Brooklyn, Bath and West End Railroad 1885 1898 Atlantic Avenue Railroad Electrified in 1893
Brooklyn and Brighton Beach Railroad 1887 1899 Sea View Railroad
Brooklyn Central and Jamaica Railroad LIRR 1860 1865 Brooklyn and Jamaica Railway
Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal BEDT 1906 1983 New York Cross Harbor Railroad Terminal Corporation
Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway 1877 1887 Brooklyn and Brighton Beach Railroad
Brooklyn and Jamaica Railroad LIRR 1832 1860 Brooklyn Central and Jamaica Railroad
Brooklyn and Jamaica Railway LIRR 1866 1872 Atlantic Avenue Railroad
Brooklyn and Montauk Railroad LI 1879 1889 Long Island Rail Road
Brooklyn and Rockaway Beach Railroad 1863 1906 Canarsie Railroad
Buffalo and Allegheny Valley Railroad PRR 1853 1865 Buffalo and Washington Railway
Buffalo, Attica and Arcade Railroad 1894 1917 Arcade and Attica Railroad
Buffalo and Black Rock Railroad NYC 1833 1834 Buffalo and Niagara Falls Railroad
Buffalo, Bradford and Pittsburgh Railroad ERIE 1859 1941 Erie Railroad
Buffalo Branch of the Erie Railway ERIE 1861 1862 Erie Railway
Buffalo, Chautauqua Lake and Pittsburgh Railway PRR 1879 1880 Pittsburgh, Titusville and Buffalo Railway
Buffalo, Cleveland and Chicago Railway NKP 1881 1881 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
Buffalo and Cohocton Valley Railway ERIE 1850 1852 Buffalo, Corning and New York Railroad
Buffalo, Corning and New York Railroad ERIE 1852 1857 Buffalo, New York and Erie Railroad
Buffalo, Corry and Pittsburgh Railroad PRR 1867 1872 Dunkirk, Chautauqua Lake and Pittsburgh Railroad
Buffalo Creek Railroad BCK ERIE/ LV 1869 1983 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Buffalo Creek Transfer Railroad 1881 1914 N/A
Buffalo and Erie Railroad NYC 1867 1869 Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
Buffalo Erie Basin Railroad NYC 1876 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Buffalo Extension of the Atlantic and Great Western Railway ERIE 1864 1865 Atlantic and Great Western Railway
Buffalo and Geneva Railway LV 1889 1890 Lehigh Valley Railway
Buffalo and Jamestown Railroad ERIE 1872 1877 Buffalo and South Western Railroad
Buffalo and Lockport Railroad NYC 1852 1853 New York Central Railroad
Buffalo and New York City Railroad ERIE 1851 1861 Buffalo Branch of the Erie Railway, Buffalo, New York and Erie Railroad
Buffalo, New York and Erie Railroad ERIE 1857 1896 Erie Railroad
Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad PRR 1883 1887 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway of New York
Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railway PRR 1871 1883 Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad
Buffalo and Niagara Falls Railroad NYC 1834 1869 New York Central Railroad
Buffalo and Oil Creek Cross Cut Railroad PRR 1865 1867 Buffalo, Corry and Pittsburgh Railroad
Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad ERIE 1852 1859 Buffalo, Bradford and Pittsburgh Railroad
Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Western Railroad PRR 1881 1883 Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad
Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Western Railway PRR 1880 1881 Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Western Railroad
Buffalo and Rochester Railroad NYC 1850 1853 New York Central Railroad
Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad B&O 1885 1887 Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway
Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad B&O 1881 1881 Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway BR&P B&O 1887 Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of CSX Transportation, leased to the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad
Buffalo and South Western Railroad ERIE 1877 1895 Erie Railroad
Buffalo and State Line Railroad NYC 1848 1867 Buffalo and Erie Railroad
Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad B&O 1954 1954 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad B&S B&O 1910 1932 Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad B&O 1896 1907 Buffalo and Susquehanna Railway
Buffalo and Susquehanna Railway 1902 1915 Wellsville and Buffalo Railroad
Buffalo, Thousand Islands & Portland Railroad NYC 1850 1907 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Buffalo and Washington Railroad PRR 1865 1865 Buffalo and Washington Railway
Buffalo and Washington Railway PRR 1865 1871 Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railway
Bush Terminal Railroad 1903
Cairo Railroad 1884 1918 N/A (operated by Catskill Mountain Railroad)
Campbell Hall Connecting Railroad LNE 1889 1961 N/A
Canada Southern Railway CASO NYC 1883 1904 Michigan Central Railroad
Canajoharie and Catskill Railroad 1830 1842 Catskill Mountain Railroad
Canal Railroad LV 1878 1905 Lehigh Valley Railway
Canandaigua and Corning Railroad PRR 1845 1852 Canandaigua and Elmira Railroad
Canandaigua and Elmira Railroad PRR 1852 1857 Elmira, Canandaigua and Niagara Falls Railroad
Canandaigua Lake Railroad PRR 1887 1888 Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad
Canandaigua and Niagara Falls Railroad NYC 1851 1857 Niagara Bridge and Canandaigua Railroad
Canarsie Railroad 1906 1912 New York Consolidated Railroad Electrified in 1906
Canastota Northern Railroad LV 1886 1905 Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad
Carthage and Adirondack Railway NYC 1883 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Carthage and Copenhagen Railroad 1906 1917 Deer River Railroad
Carthage, Watertown and Sackets Harbor Railroad NYC 1869 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Castleton and West Stockbridge Railroad NYC 1834 1836 Albany and West Stockbridge Railroad
Catskill Mountain Railroad 1917 1918 N/A
Catskill Mountain Railroad 1880 1885 Catskill Mountain Railway
Catskill Mountain Railway 1885 1916 Catskill Mountain Railroad
Catskill and Tannersville Railway 1892 1916 Catskill Mountain Railroad
Cayuga Railway LV 1874 1877 Cayuga Southern Railroad
Cayuga Lake Railroad LV 1867 1874 Cayuga Railway
Cayuga Southern Railroad LV 1877 1879 Geneva, Ithaca and Sayre Railroad
Cayuga and Susquehanna Railroad DL&W 1843 1946 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Cazenovia and Canastota Railroad LV 1868 1873 Cazenovia and Canastota Railway
Cazenovia and Canastota Railway LV 1873 1873 Cazenovia, Canastota and De Ruyter Railroad
Cazenovia, Canastota and De Ruyter Railroad LV 1873 1876 Cazenovia, Canastota and De Ruyter Railway
Cazenovia, Canastota and De Ruyter Railway LV 1876 1884 Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad
Cazenovia and De Ruyter Railroad LV 1872 1873 Cazenovia, Canastota and De Ruyter Railroad
Central Railroad Extension Company LI 1873 1882 Long Island Rail Road
Central Railroad of Long Island LI 1871 1879 Long Island Rail Road
Central New England Railway CNE NH 1899 1927 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Central New England and Western Railroad NH 1889 1892 Philadelphia, Reading and New England Railroad
Central New York and Northern Railroad PS&N 1899 1899 Central New York and Western Railroad
Central New York Southern Railroad 1914 1923 N/A
Central New York and Western Railroad PS&N 1892 1899 Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad
Central Valley Railroad 1870 1875 N/A
Central Vermont Railroad CN 1873 1899 Central Vermont Railway
Central Vermont Railway CV CN 1898 1962 N/A
Champagne Railroad CGNE 1993 1996 Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad
Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad CN 1851 1960 Canadian National Railway
Chateaugay Railroad D&H 1879 1903 Chateaugay and Lake Placid Railway
Chateaugay Railway D&H 1887 1903 Chateaugay and Lake Placid Railway
Chateaugay and Lake Placid Railway D&H 1903 1957 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Chatham and Lebanon Valley Railroad RUT 1899 1901 Rutland Railroad
Chautauqua Lake Railway 1886 1894 Jamestown and Lake Erie Railway
Chemung Railroad PRR 1845 1886 Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad
Cherry Valley and Mohawk River Railroad D&H 1864 1869 Cherry Valley, Sharon and Albany Railroad
Cherry Valley, Sharon and Albany Railroad D&H 1869 1908 Delaware and Hudson Company
Cherry Valley and Sprakers Railroad D&H 1860 1864 Cherry Valley and Mohawk River Railroad
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway C&O, CO C&O 1947 1987 CSX Transportation
Clayton and Theresa Railroad NYC 1871 1886 Utica and Black River Railroad
Clove Branch Railroad 1868 1898 N/A (operated by Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad)
Conesus Lake Railroad ERIE 1882 1932 Erie Railroad
Coney Island and East River Railway 1876 1877 Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway
Conhocton Valley Railroad 2001 2001 B&H Rail Corporation
Connecting Terminal Railroad PRR 1881 1931 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Consolidated Rail Corporation CR 1976 1999 CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern Railway
Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad D&H 1888 1957 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railway CACV 1971 1989 N/A
Cooperstown and Susquehanna Valley Railroad D&H 1865 1957 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Corning and Blossburg Railroad NYC 1851 1852 Blossburg and Corning Railroad
Corning, Cowanesque and Antrim Railway NYC 1873 1892 Fall Brook Railway
Cornwall Bridge Company NYC 1897 1917 New York Central Railroad
Cranberry Lake Railroad 1902 1914 N/A
Danbury Terminal Railroad DTRR 1993 1996 Housatonic Railroad
Dansville and Mount Morris Railroad D&MM, DMM 1891 Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of the Rochester and Southern Railroad
Deer River Railroad 1917 1918 N/A
Degnon Terminal Railroad LIRR 1913 1928 Long Island Rail Road
Delaware and Eastern Railroad 1904 1911 Delaware and Northern Railroad
Delaware and Eastern Railway 1907 1911 Delaware and Northern Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Company D&H 1899 1930 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Railroad D&H D&H 1930 1968 Delaware and Hudson Railway
Delaware and Hudson Canal Company D&H 1867 1899 Delaware and Hudson Company
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad DL&W, DLW DL&W 1870 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
Delaware and Northern Railroad D&N 1911 1928 Delaware and Northern Railway
Delaware and Northern Railway D&N 1928 1942 N/A
Delaware and Otsego Railroad NYC 1887 1901 Ulster and Delaware Railroad
Depew and Tonawanda Railroad LV 1895 1903 Lehigh Valley Railway
Dexter and Northern Railroad 1908 1956 N/A
Direct Railway between Syracuse and Rochester NYC 1848 1850 Rochester and Syracuse Railroad
Dolgeville and Salisbury Railway NYC 1907 1917 New York Central Railroad
Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pittsburgh Railroad NYC 1873 1914 New York Central Railroad
Dunkirk, Chautauqua Lake and Pittsburgh Railroad PRR 1879 1879 Buffalo, Chautauqua Lake and Pittsburgh Railway
Dunkirk and State Line Railroad NYC 1850 1851 Buffalo and State Line Railroad
Dunkirk, Warren and Pittsburgh Railroad NYC 1867 1870 Dunkirk, Warren and Pittsburgh Railway
Dunkirk, Warren and Pittsburgh Railway NYC 1870 1873 Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pittsburgh Railroad
Dutchess and Columbia Railroad NH 1866 1872 New York, Boston and Northern Railway
Dutchess County Railroad NH 1890 1907 Central New England Railway
East River Terminal Railroad 1907 1916 Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal
Ellenville and Kingston Railroad NH 1901 1957 N/A
Elmira, Canandaigua and Niagara Falls Railroad PRR 1857 1858 Elmira, Jefferson and Canandaigua Railroad
Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad LV 1884 1905 Lehigh Valley Railway
Elmira, Jefferson and Canandaigua Railroad PRR 1859 1886 Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad
Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad PRR 1886 1956 Northern Central Railway
Elmira State Line Railroad ERIE 1872 1942 N/A
Elmira and Williamsport Railroad PRR 1860 1969 Penndel Company
Erie Railroad ERIE ERIE 1895 1960 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
Erie Railway ERIE 1861 1878 New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Erie and Black Rock Railroad ERIE 1882 1932 Erie Railroad
Erie and Central New York Railroad DL&W 1902 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Erie and Central New York Railway DL&W 1863 1902 Erie and Central New York Railroad
Erie and Genesee Valley Railroad ERIE 1868 1891 Dansville and Mount Morris Railroad
Erie International Railway ERIE 1872 1895 Erie Railroad
Erie and Jersey Railroad ERIE 1905 1915 Erie Railroad
Erie–Lackawanna Railroad EL 1960 1968 Erie Lackawanna Railway
Erie Lackawanna Railway EL 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Erie and New York City Railroad ERIE 1851 1860 Atlantic and Great Western Railroad
Erie Terminals Railroad ERIE 1907 1915 Erie Railroad
Fall Brook Railway NYC 1892 1909 Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad
Far Rockaway Branch Railroad LI 1868 1872 South Side Railroad of Long Island
Fitchburg Railroad B&M 1887 1919 Boston and Maine Railroad
Flatbush and Coney Island Park and Concourse Railroad 1876 1877 Brooklyn, Flatbush and Coney Island Railway
Flushing Railroad LI 1852 1859 New York and Flushing Railroad
Flushing and North Side Railroad LI 1868 1881 Long Island City and Flushing Railroad
Flushing and Woodside Railroad LI 1864 1871 Flushing and North Side Railroad
Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad FJG 1867 1984 N/A
Friendship Railroad PS&N 1880 1881 Allegany Central Railroad
Fulton Chain Railroad NYC 1896 1902 Fulton Chain Railway
Fulton Chain Railway NYC 1902 1937 New York Central Railroad
Fulton and Oswego Railroad NYC 1885 1886 Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railway
Garnerville Railroad ERIE 1875 N/A
Genesee Falls Railway NYC
Genesee River Railroad ERIE 1905 1915 Erie Railroad
Genesee Valley Canal Railroad PRR 1880 1912 Pennsylvania and Rochester Railroad
Genesee Valley Terminal Railroad PRR 1882 1912 Pennsylvania and Rochester Railroad
Genesee and Wyoming Railroad GNW, GNWR 1899 Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of the Rochester and Southern Railroad
Genesee and Wyoming Valley Railway 1891 1899 Genesee and Wyoming Railroad
Geneseo Valley Railroad ERIE 1857 1860 Avon, Geneseo and Mount Morris Railroad
Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad NYC 1909 1914 New York Central Railroad
Geneva, Corning and Southern Railway NYC 1875 1909 Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad
Geneva and Hornellsville Railway PRR 1875 1876 Geneva, Hornellsville and Pine Creek Railway
Geneva, Hornellsville and Pine Creek Railway PRR 1876 1879 Lake Ontario Southern Railway
Geneva and Ithaca Railroad LV 1870 1874 Geneva, Ithaca and Athens Railroad
Geneva, Ithaca and Athens Railroad LV 1874 1876 Geneva, Ithaca and Sayre Railroad
Geneva, Ithaca and Sayre Railroad LV 1876 1889 Geneva and Sayre Railroad
Geneva and Lyons Railroad NYC 1877 1890 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Geneva and Sayre Railroad LV 1889 1890 Geneva and Van Ettenville Railway
Geneva and Southwestern Railway PRR 1871 1875 Geneva and Hornellsville Railway
Geneva Southwestern and Hornellsville Railway PRR 1872 1875 Geneva and Hornellsville Railway
Geneva and Van Ettenville Railway LV 1889 1890 Lehigh Valley Railway
Glen Cove Branch Rail Road LI 1865 Long Island Rail Road
Glendale and East River Railroad LI 1874 1928 Long Island Rail Road
Glenfield and Western Railroad 1901 N/A
Glens Falls Railroad D&H 1867 1906 Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
Gloversville and Broadalbin Railroad 1895 1931 Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad
Gloversville and Northville Railroad 1872 1881 Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad
Goshen and Deckertown Railway ERIE 1868 1954 Erie Railroad
Gouverneur and Oswegatchie Railroad NYC 1892 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Grand Trunk Railway GT CN 1864 1923 Canadian National Railway
Grasse River Railroad GR 1915 1959 N/A
Great Neck and Port Washington Railroad LI 1896 1902 Long Island Rail Road
Great Valley and Bradford Railroad B&O 1881 1881 Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Great Western Railway CN 1855 1882 Grand Trunk Railway
Greigsville and Pearl Creek Railroad 1897 1899 N/A
Greene Railroad DL&W 1869 1946 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Greenwich and Johnsonville Railroad D&H 1874 1879 Greenwich and Johnsonville Railway
Greenwich and Johnsonville Railway G&J, GJ D&H 1879 1982 Batten Kill Railroad
Greenwood and Coney Island Railroad 1872 1874 Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad
Hackensack and New York Extension Railroad ERIE 1869 1873 New Jersey and New York Railway
Halite and Northern Railroad 1910 1933 N/A (operated by Genesee and Wyoming Railroad)
Hancock and East Branch Railroad 1906 1907 Delaware and Eastern Railway
Hancock and Pennsylvania Railroad NH 1889 1889 Ontario, Carbondale and Scranton Railway
Harlem Extension Railroad RUT 1870 1873 New York, Boston and Montreal Railway
Harlem Extension Railroad South Coal Transportation Company RUT 1877 1880 N/A Leased the New York, Boston and Montreal Railway
Harlem River and Port Chester Railroad NH 1866 1927 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Hartford and Connecticut Western Railroad NH 1882 1947 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
Hayts Corners, Ovid and Willard Railroad LV 1882 1959 N/A
Hempstead and Rockaway Railroad LIRR 1869 1871 New York and Hempstead Railroad
Herkimer, Newport and Poland Railway NYC 1891 1892 Mohawk and Malone Railway
Herkimer, Newport and Poland Extension Railway NYC 1891 1892 Mohawk and Malone Railway
Herkimer, Newport and Poland Narrow Gauge Railway NYC 1880 1891 Herkimer, Newport and Poland Railway
Hicksville and Cold Spring Branch Railroad LI 1853 1870 Long Island Rail Road
Hobart Branch Railroad NYC 1884 1901 Ulster and Delaware Railroad
Hoosac Tunnel and Saratoga Railway B&M 1881 1886 Troy, Saratoga and Northern Railroad
Hudson and Berkshire Railroad NYC 1832 1854 Hudson and Boston Railroad
Hudson and Boston Railroad NYC 1855 1870 Boston and Albany Railroad
Hudson Connecting Railroad NH 1887 1889 Central New England and Western Railroad
Hudson Light and Power and Railroad Company 1899 1899 Albany and Hudson Railway and Power Company
Hudson River Railroad NYC 1846 1869 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Hudson River Bridge Company at Albany NYC 1856 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Hudson River Connecting Railroad NYC 1913 1964 New York Central Railroad
Hudson River West Shore Railroad NYC 1867 1868 West Shore Hudson River Railroad
Hunter's Point and South Side Railroad LI 1870 1872 South Side Railroad of Long Island
International Bridge Company CN 1857 1956 Canadian National Railway
Island Railroad 1883
Ithaca and Athens Railroad LV 1870 1874 Geneva, Ithaca and Athens Railroad
Ithaca, Auburn and Western Railroad LV 1876 1890 Auburn and Ithaca Railway
Ithaca and Cortland Railroad LV 1869 1871 Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railroad
Ithaca and Owego Railroad DL&W 1828 1843 Cayuga and Susquehanna Railroad
Ithaca and Tonawanda Railroad LV 1865 1870 Ithaca and Athens Railroad
Jamaica and South Shore Railroad LI 1903 1912 Long Island Rail Road
Jamestown and Chautauqua Railway 1898 1913 Jamestown, Westfield and Northwestern Railroad
Jamestown, Chautauqua and Lake Erie Railway 1900 1913 Jamestown, Westfield and Northwestern Railroad
Jamestown and Lake Erie Railway 1894 1898 Jamestown and Chautauqua Railway
Jamestown, Westfield and Northwestern Railroad 1913 1950 N/A Electric from 1914 to 1947
Jay Street Connecting Railroad 1909
Jay Street Extension Railroad 1916 1916 Jay Street Connecting Railroad
Jersey City and Albany Railroad NYC 1873 1877 Jersey City and Albany Railway
Jersey City and Albany Railway NYC 1878 1881 North River Railroad
Junction Railroad NYC 1870 1879 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Kaaterskill Railroad NYC 1882 1901 Ulster and Delaware Railroad
Kanona and Prattsburg Railroad 1886 1893 Kanona and Prattsburg Railway
Kanona and Prattsburg Railway 1897 1917 Prattsburg Railway
Keeseville, Ausable Chasm and Lake Champlain Railroad 1889 1924 N/A Electric from 1905 to 1911
Kinderhook and Hudson Railway 1889 1899 Hudson Light and Power and Railroad Company
Kings County Central Railroad 1876 1878 N/A
Lackawanna and Pittsburgh Railroad PS&N 1882 1889 Lackawanna and Southwestern Railroad
Lackawanna and Southwestern Railroad PS&N 1889 1892 Central New York and Western Railroad
Lackawanna and Susquehanna Railroad D&H 1867
Lake Champlain and Moriah Railroad 1867 1968 N/A
Lake Ontario Railroad NYC 1874 1875 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Lake Ontario and Hudson River Railroad D&H 1857 1860 Adirondac Estate and Railroad Company
Lake Ontario Shore Railroad NYC 1868 1874 Lake Ontario Railroad
Lake Ontario Southern Railway PRR 1879 1882 Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad
Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway NYC 1869 1914 New York Central Railroad
Lebanon Springs Railroad RUT 1893 1899 Chatham and Lebanon Valley Railroad
Lebanon Springs Railroad RUT 1852 1870 Harlem Extension Railroad
Lehigh – Buffalo Terminal Railway LV 1915
Lehigh and Hudson River Railway L&HR, LHR L&HR 1882 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Lehigh and Lake Erie Railroad LV 1896 1907 Lehigh Valley Railway
Lehigh and New England Railroad LNE LNE 1895 1961 N/A
Lehigh and New York Railroad LV 1895 1949 Lehigh Valley Railroad
Lehigh Valley Railroad LV LV 1888 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Lehigh Valley Railway LV 1882 1949 Lehigh Valley Railroad
Lewiston Railroad NYC 1836 1855 New York Central Railroad
Lincoln Park and Charlotte Railroad B&O 1888 1899 Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway
Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad NYC 1891 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Lockport and Buffalo Railway ERIE 1871 1895 Erie Railroad
Lockport and Niagara Falls Railroad NYC 1834 1850 Rochester, Lockport and Niagara Falls Railroad
Long Island Rail Road LI LI 1834 1997 New York and Atlantic Railway Still exists as a passenger railroad
Long Island Railroad North Shore Branch LI 1892 1921 Long Island Rail Road
Long Island City and Flushing Railroad LI 1881 1889 Long Island Rail Road
Long Island City and Manhattan Beach Railroad LI 1883 1885 New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railway
Mahopac Falls Railroad NYC 1884 1913 New York and Putnam Railroad
Malone and St. Lawrence Railway NYC 1891 1895 St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railway
Marcellus Electric Railroad 1887 1905 Marcellus and Otisco Lake Railway
Marcellus and Otisco Company 1919 1959 N/A
Marcellus and Otisco Lake Railway 1905 1920 Marcellus and Otisco Company
Marion Railway PRR 1917 1931 Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad
Massena Springs and Fort Covington Railroad CN 1884 1888 United States and Canada Railroad
Mayville Extension Railroad 1881 1887 Chautauqua Lake Railway
Mechanicville and Fort Edward Railroad B&M 1880
Michigan Central Railroad MC NYC 1904 1930 New York Central Railroad
Middleburgh and Schoharie Railroad 1867 1936 N/A
Middlesex Valley Railroad LV 1892 1903 Lehigh Valley Railway
Middletown and Crawford Railroad ERIE 1868 1932 Erie Railroad
Middletown and New Jersey Railway MNJ 1947 2009 Middletown and New Jersey Railroad
Middletown and Unionville Railroad M&U, MU 1913 1947 Middletown and New Jersey Railway
Middletown, Unionville and Water Gap Railroad ERIE 1866 1913 Middletown and Unionville Railroad
Midland Railroad of New Jersey ERIE 1880 1881 New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad
Mohawk and Adirondack Railroad NYC 1891 1891 Herkimer, Newport and Poland Extension Railway, St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railroad
Mohawk and Hudson Railroad NYC 1826 1847 Albany and Schenectady Railroad
Mohawk and Malone Railway NYC 1892 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Mohawk Valley Railroad NYC 1851 1853 New York Central Railroad
Mohawk Valley and Northern Railway NYC 1890 1891 Herkimer, Newport and Poland Narrow Gauge Railway
Montauk Extension Railroad LI 1893 1902 Long Island Rail Road
Montclair Railway ERIE 1867 1875 Montclair and Greenwood Lake Railway
Montclair and Greenwood Lake Railway ERIE 1875 1878 New York and Greenwood Lake Railway
Montgomery and Erie Railway ERIE 1866 1954 Erie Railroad
Monticello and Port Jervis Railway NH 1869 1875 Port Jervis and Monticello Railroad
Montreal and Champlain Railroad CN 1857 1864 Grand Trunk Railway
Montreal and Plattsburgh Railroad D&H 1868 1873 New York and Canada Railroad
Mount McGregor Railroad 1889 1898 Saratoga Northern Railway
Nanuet and New City Railroad ERIE 1871 New Jersey and New York Railroad
Napierville Junction Railway NJ D&H Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of the Canadian Pacific Railway
New England Railroad NH 1895 1908 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
New Jersey Midland Railway ERIE 1874 1880 Midland Railroad of New Jersey
New Jersey and New York Railroad ERIE 1880 1967 Erie–Lackawanna Railroad
New Jersey and New York Railway ERIE 1873 1880 New Jersey and New York Railroad
New Jersey and New York Extension Railroad ERIE 1886 1936 New Jersey and New York Railroad
New York and Albany Railroad NYC 1832 1846 New York and Harlem Railroad
New York and Atlantic Railway 1880 1887 West Brooklyn Railroad
New York, Auburn and Lansing Railroad 1900 1914 Central New York Southern Railroad
New York Bay Extension Railroad LI 1892 1902 Long Island Rail Road
New York, Bay Ridge and Jamaica Railroad LI 1875 1885 New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railway
New York and Boston Railroad NYC 1869 1872 New York, Boston and Northern Railway
New York, Boston and Montreal Railway NH, NYC, RUT 1873 1876 Bennington and Rutland Railway, New York, Rutland and Montreal Railroad, New York, Westchester and Putnam Railway, Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad
New York, Boston and Northern Railway NH, NYC 1872 1873 New York, Boston and Montreal Railway
New York and Brighton Beach Railway 1878 1884 Sea Beach and Brighton Railroad
New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railway LI 1885 1925 Long Island Rail Road
New York and Canada Railroad D&H 1872 1908 Delaware and Hudson Company
New York Central Railroad NYC NYC 1914 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
New York Central Railroad NYC 1853 1869 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad NYC 1869 1914 New York Central Railroad
New York Central Niagara River Railroad NYC 1877 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad NKP NKP 1887 1964 Norfolk and Western Railway
New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway NKP 1881 1887 New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad
New York City and Northern Railroad NYC 1878 1887 New York and Northern Railway
New York and Coney Island Railroad 1879 Electrified in 1899
New York Connecting Railroad NYCN NH/ PRR 1892 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
New York Cross Harbor Railroad Terminal Corporation NYCH 1983 2006 New York New Jersey Rail, LLC
New York Dock Railway NYD 1910 1983 New York Cross Harbor Railroad Terminal Corporation
New York and Eastern Railway NYER 2003 2004 N/A Never operated
New York and Erie Railroad ERIE 1832 1861 Erie Railway
New York and Flushing Railroad LI 1859 1891 Long Island Rail Road
New York and Greenwood Lake Railway ERIE 1878 1943 Erie Railroad
New York and Harlem Railroad NYC 1831 Still exists as a lessor of the Metro-North Commuter Railroad
New York and Hempstead Railroad LIRR 1871 1875 Southern Hempstead Branch Railroad
New York and Hempstead Plains Railroad LIRR 1870 1871 New York and Hempstead Railroad
New York, Housatonic and Northern Railroad 1863 1881 Westchester Railway
New York and Jamaica Railroad LI 1859 1860 Long Island Rail Road
New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad NYC 1872 1875 Ulster and Delaware Railroad
New York, Lackawanna and Western Railway DL&W 1880 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad ERIE 1878 1895 Erie Railroad
New York and Long Beach Railroad LI 1880 1907 Long Island Rail Road
New York and Mahopac Railroad NYC 1871 1880 New York and Harlem Railroad
New York and Manhattan Beach Railway LI 1876 1885 New York, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach Railway
New York and Massachusetts Railway NH 1887 1893 Poughkeepsie and Eastern Railway
New York and New England Railroad NH 1873 1895 New England Railroad
New York and New Haven Railroad NH 1846 1872 New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad NH NH 1872 1969 Penn Central Transportation Company
New York and Northern Railway NYC 1887 1893 New York and Putnam Railroad
New York, Ontario and Western Railway O&W, OW NH 1880 1957 N/A
New York and Oswego Midland Railroad NH 1866 1879 Ithaca, Auburn and Western Railroad, New York, Ontario and Western Railway
New York and Ottawa Railroad NYC 1897 1904 New York and Ottawa Railway
New York and Ottawa Railway NYC 1905 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio Railroad ERIE 1880 1896 Nypano Railroad
New York and Pennsylvania Railroad 1896 1902 New York and Pennsylvania Railway
New York and Pennsylvania Railway 1904 1935 N/A
New York and Putnam Railroad NYC 1894 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
New York and Rockaway Railroad LI 1870 1903 Jamaica and South Shore Railroad
New York and Rockaway Beach Railway LI 1887 1921 Long Island Rail Road
New York, Rutland and Montreal Railroad RUT 1883 1893 Lebanon Springs Railroad
New York and Sea Beach Railway 1876 1896 Sea Beach Railway
New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad ERIE 1881 1958 N/A
New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway NYC 1880 1885 West Shore Railroad
New York, West Shore and Chicago Railroad NYC 1870 1879 New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway
New York, Westchester and Putnam Railway NYC 1877 1878 New York City and Northern Railroad
New York, Woodhaven and Rockaway Railroad LI 1877 1887 New York and Rockaway Beach Railway
Newark and Marion Railway PRR 1900 1917 Marion Railway
Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad NH 1877 1907 Central New England Railway
Newburgh and New York Railway ERIE 1865 1895 New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Newton Falls and Northern Railroad 1908 1919 N/A
Newtown and Flushing Railroad LIRR 1871 1876 N/A
Niagara Bridge and Canandaigua Railroad NYC 1858 1890 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Niagara Falls Branch Railroad NYC 1875 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Niagara Falls International Bridge Company CN 1846
Niagara Junction Railway NJ, NIAJ ERIE/ LV/ NYC 1892 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation Electrified in 1913
Niagara River Bridge Company NYC 1881 2002 N/A Still exists as an abandoned subsidiary of CNCP Niagara–Windsor Partnership, a nonoperating joint subsidiary of the Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway
Nickel Plate Connecting Railroad NKP 1917
Norfolk and Western Railway N&W, NW 1964 1998 Norfolk Southern Railway
North River Railroad NYC 1881 1881 New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railway
North River Railway NYC 1880 1881 North River Railroad
North Shore Railroad LI 1863 1884 Long Island City and Flushing Railroad
Northern Railroad RUT 1845 1865 Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railroad
Northern Railroad of New Jersey ERIE 1858 1943 Erie Railroad
Northern Adirondack Railroad NYC 1883 1895 Northern New York Railroad
Northern Adirondack Extension Railroad NYC 1886 1890 Northern Adirondack Railroad
Northern Central Railway PRR 1956 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Northern Central Railway PRR 1863 1911 Pennsylvania Railroad
Northern Extension of the Rochester, Nunda and Pennsylvania Railroad PRR 1872 1872 Rochester, Nunda and Pennsylvania Railroad
Northern New York Railroad NYC 1895 1897 New York and Ottawa Railroad
Norwood and Montreal Railroad NYC 1884 1889 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Norwood and St. Lawrence Railroad NSL 1901 1974 Ogdensburg and Norwood Railway
Nyack and Northern Railroad ERIE 1868 1892 Nyack and Southern Railroad
Nyack and Southern Railroad ERIE 1899 1944 Erie Railroad
Nypano Railroad ERIE 1896 1941 Erie Railroad
Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railroad RUT 1864 1898 Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railway
Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain Railway RUT 1898 1899 Rutland Railroad
Ogdensburg and Morristown Railroad NYC 1871 1886 Utica and Black River Railroad
Ogdensburg and Norwood Railway ONRY 1965 1977 St. Lawrence Railroad
Olean Railroad PS&N 1880 1881 Allegany Central Railroad
Olean, Bradford and Warren Railroad PRR 1877 1916 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Olean and Salamanca Railroad PRR 1882 1883 Buffalo, New York and Philadelphia Railroad
Ontario, Carbondale and Scranton Railway NH 1889 1957 N/A
Ontario Southern Railroad PRR 1875 1879 Lake Ontario Southern Railway
Orange County Railroad L&HR 1888 1907 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Oswego Railroad Bridge Company NYC 1872 1885 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Oswego and Rome Railroad NYC 1863 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Oswego and Syracuse Railroad DL&W 1839 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Otis Railway 1899 1916 Catskill Mountain Railroad
Otis Elevating Railway 1885 1899 Otis Railway
Owasco River Railway OR LV/ NYC 1881 1976 N/A
Oyster Bay Extension Railroad LI 1886 1913 Long Island Rail Road
Pecksport Connecting Railway NH 1886 1957 N/A
Penn Central Transportation Company PC 1968 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Penn Yan and New York Railway NYC 1877 1885 Syracuse, Geneva and Corning Railway
Penndel Company PRR 1955 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pennsylvania Railroad PRR PRR 1900 1968 Penn Central Transportation Company
Pennsylvania, New York and Long Island Railroad PRR 1902 1907 Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad
Pennsylvania and New York Canal and Railroad Company LV 1867 1888 Lehigh Valley Railroad
Pennsylvania, Poughkeepsie and Boston Railroad LNE 1887 1895 Lehigh and New England Railroad
Pennsylvania and Rochester Railroad PRR 1912 1916 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Pennsylvania Tunnel and Terminal Railroad PRR 1907 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Pere Marquette Railroad C&O 1904 1917 Pere Marquette Railway
Pere Marquette Railway PM C&O 1917 1947 Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
Perry Railroad B&O 1882 1899 Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway
Philadelphia, Reading and New England Railroad NH 1892 1899 Central New England Railway
Pine Plains and Albany Railroad RUT 1872 1872 Harlem Extension Railroad
Pittsburgh and New York Railroad B&O 1881 1881 Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad PS&N 1899 1947 N/A
Pittsburgh, Titusville and Buffalo Railway PRR 1880 1881 Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Western Railroad
Plattsburgh and Dannemora Railroad D&H 1878
Plattsburgh and Montreal Railroad D&H 1850 1868 Montreal and Plattsburgh Railroad
Pochuck Railroad LNE 1897 1944 N/A
Port Chester Terminal Railroad 1901
Port Dickinson and Chenango River Railroad DL&W 1881 N/A
Port Jervis and Monticello Railroad NH 1875 1886 Port Jervis, Monticello and New York Railroad
Port Jervis, Monticello and New York Railroad NH 1886 1902 Port Jervis, Monticello and Summitville Railroad
Port Jervis, Monticello and Summitville Railroad NH 1902 1957 N/A
Potsdam and Watertown Railroad NYC 1852 1860 Watertown and Rome Railroad
Poughkeepsie Bridge Company NH 1871 1892 Poughkeepsie Bridge and Railroad Company
Poughkeepsie Bridge Railroad NH 1888 1907 Central New England Railway
Poughkeepsie Bridge and Railroad Company NH 1892 1892 Philadelphia, Reading and New England Railroad
Poughkeepsie and Connecticut Railroad NH 1888 1889 Central New England and Western Railroad
Poughkeepsie and Eastern Railroad NH 1866 1875 Poughkeepsie, Hartford and Boston Railroad
Poughkeepsie and Eastern Railway NH 1893 1907 Central New England Railway
Poughkeepsie, Hartford and Boston Railroad NH 1875 1887 Hartford and Connecticut Western Railroad, New York and Massachusetts Railway
Prattsburg Railway 1917 1962 N/A
Prospect Park and Coney Island Railroad 1874 Electrified in 1899
Prospect Park and South Brooklyn Railroad 1888 Electrified in 1899
Putnam and Dutchess Railroad 1871 1872 New York, Boston and Northern Railway
Raquette Lake Railway NYC 1899 1933 N/A
Raymondville and Waddington Railroad 1907 1908 Norwood and St. Lawrence Railroad
Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad D&H 1832 1945 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Rhinebeck and Connecticut Railroad NH 1870 1882 Hartford and Connecticut Western Railroad
R.J. Corman Railroad/Allentown Lines RJCN 1996 2002 N/A
Rochester and Charlotte Railroad B&O 1881 1881 Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad ERIE 1851 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Rochester and Honeoye Valley Railroad LV 1888 1895 Rochester Southern Railroad
Rochester, Hornellsville and Lackawanna Railroad PS&N 1886 1889 Lackawanna and Southwestern Railroad
Rochester, Hornellsville and Pine Creek Railroad PRR 1872 1876 Geneva, Hornellsville and Pine Creek Railway
Rochester and Lake Beach Railroad NYC 1888 1888 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Terminal Railroad
Rochester and Lake Ontario Railroad NYC 1852 1855 New York Central Railroad
Rochester, Lockport and Niagara Falls Railroad NYC 1850 1853 New York Central Railroad
Rochester, New York and Pennsylvania Railroad PRR, PS&N 1881 1916 Allegany Central Railroad, Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Rochester, Nunda and Pennsylvania Railroad PRR, PS&N 1870 1877 Rochester, Nunda and Pittsburgh Railroad
Rochester, Nunda and Pennsylvania Extension Railroad PS&N 1872 1872 Rochester, Nunda and Pennsylvania Railroad
Rochester, Nunda and Pittsburgh Railroad PRR 1877 1881 Rochester, New York and Pennsylvania Railroad
Rochester and Ontario Belt Railway NYC 1882 1887 Rochester and Lake Beach Railroad
Rochester and Pine Creek Railroad B&O 1870 1877 Silver Lake Railroad
Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad B&O 1881 1885 Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Rochester Southern Railroad LV 1895 1903 Lehigh Valley Railway
Rochester and Southern Railroad LV 1895 1895 Rochester Southern Railroad
Rochester and State Line Railroad B&O 1869 1881 Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad
Rochester and Syracuse Railroad NYC 1850 1853 New York Central Railroad
Rockaway Railway LI 1871 1872 South Side Railroad of Long Island
Rockland Central Railroad NYC 1870 1873 Jersey City and Albany Railroad
Rockland Central Extension Railroad NYC 1872 1872 Rockland Central Railroad
Rome and Clinton Railroad NH 1869 1944 New York, Ontario and Western Railway
Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad NYC 1861 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Terminal Railroad NYC 1886 1890 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Rondout and Oswego Railroad NYC 1866 1872 New York, Kingston and Syracuse Railroad
Rutland Railroad RUT RUT 1899 1950 Rutland Railway
Rutland Railway RUT RUT 1950 1961 New York Central Railroad
Rutland–Canadian Railroad RUT 1898 1901 Rutland Railroad
Rutland and Washington Railroad D&H 1850 1865 Troy, Salem and Rutland Railroad
Sackets Harbor and Ellisburg Railroad 1851 1858 Sackett's Harbor, Rome and New York Railroad
Sackett's Harbor, Rome and New York Railroad 1860 1862 N/A
Sackets Harbor and Saratoga Railroad D&H 1852 1857 Lake Ontario and Hudson River Railroad
St. Lawrence Railroad SLAW 1977 1990 St. Lawrence and Raquette River Railroad
St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railroad NYC 1891 1892 Mohawk and Malone Railway
St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railway NYC 1895 Still exists as a nonoperating subsidiary of CSX Transportation
St. Lawrence and Hudson Railway STLH CP 1996 2001 Canadian Pacific Railway
St. Lawrence and Raquette River Railroad SLRR 1990 1998 New York and Ogdensburg Railway
Salamanca, Bradford and Allegheny River Railroad PRR 1880 1881 Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Western Railroad
Saranac and Lake Placid Railroad D&H 1890 1903 Chateaugay and Lake Placid Railway
Saratoga and Fort Edward Railroad D&H 1832 Saratoga and Washington Railroad
Saratoga and Hudson River Railroad NYC 1864 1867 New York Central Railroad
Saratoga Lake Railway B&M 1880 1886 Troy, Saratoga and Northern Railroad
Saratoga and Mount McGregor Railway 1896 1897 Saratoga Northern Railway
Saratoga, Mount McGregor and Lake George Railroad 1882 1888 Mount McGregor Railroad
Saratoga Northern Railway 1899 1901 Hudson Valley Railway (electric)
Saratoga and St. Lawrence Railroad 1885 1897 Bombay and Moira Railroad
Saratoga and Schenectady Railroad D&H 1831
Saratoga and Schuylerville Railroad 1945 1956 N/A
Saratoga and Washington Railroad D&H 1834 1855 Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad
Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad D&H 1855 1868 Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
Schenectady and Duanesburgh Railroad D&H 1873 1903 Delaware and Hudson Company
Schenectady and Margaretville Railroad 1906 1907 Delaware and Eastern Railway
Schenectady and Mechanicville Railroad D&H 1867
Schenectady and Susquehanna Railroad D&H 1869 1873 Schenectady and Duanesburgh Railroad
Schenectady and Troy Railroad NYC 1836 1853 New York Central Railroad
Schoharie Valley Railroad D&H 1865 1874 Schoharie Valley Railway
Schoharie Valley Railway D&H 1880 1941 N/A
Schuylerville and Upper Hudson Railroad B&M 1869 1877 Mechanicville and Fort Edward Railroad
Scottsville and LeRoy Railroad 1836 N/A
Sea Beach Railway 1896 1912 New York Consolidated Railroad Electrified in 1898
Sea Beach and Brighton Railroad 1886 1892 Brighton and Bensonhurst Railroad
Seneca County Railway LV 1891 1903 Lehigh Valley Railway
Sharon and Ceres Terminal Railroad 1904 1904 New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Shawmut Connecting Railroad PS&N 1900 1905 Pittsburg, Shawmut and Northern Railroad
Silver Creek and Dunkirk Railway NYC 1890 1894 Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway
Silver Lake Railroad B&O 1877 1886 Silver Lake Railway
Silver Lake Railroad B&O 1869 Rochester and Pine Creek Railroad
Silver Lake Railway B&O 1886 1910 Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway
Skaneateles Railroad 1866 1941 Skaneateles Short Line Railroad
Skaneateles Railroad 1836 1841 Skaneateles and Jordan Railroad
Skaneateles and Jordan Railroad 1841 1851 N/A
Skaneateles Short Line Railroad SSL 1940 1981 N/A
Smithtown and Port Jefferson Railroad LI 1870 1892 Long Island Railroad North Shore Branch
Sodus Bay and Southern Railroad PRR 1882 1886 Elmira and Lake Ontario Railroad
Sodus Point and Southern Railroad PRR 1852 1875 Ontario Southern Railroad
South Brooklyn Railroad and Terminal Company 1887 1899 South Brooklyn Railway
South Brooklyn Railway SBK 1900 Electric until 1961
South Brooklyn and Flatbush Railroad 1885 1887 South Brooklyn Railroad and Terminal Company
South Side Railroad of Long Island LI 1860 1874 Southern Railroad of Long Island
Southern Railroad of Long Island LI 1874 1880 Brooklyn and Montauk Railroad
Southern Central Railroad LV 1865 1895 Lehigh and New York Railroad
Southern Hempstead Branch Railroad LIRR 1875 1882 Stewart Railroad
Southern Westchester Railroad 1871 1872 New York, Housatonic and Northern Railroad
Southfield Branch Railroad 1868 1894 N/A
Springville and Sardinia Railroad 1878 1886 N/A
Spuyten Duyvil and Port Morris Railroad NYC 1867 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Staten Island Railroad SIRC B&O 1971 1991 N/A
Staten Island Railroad B&O 1851 1872 Staten Island Railway
Staten Island Railway B&O 1873 1944 Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway
Staten Island Rapid Transit Railroad B&O 1880 1899 Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway
Staten Island Rapid Transit Railway SIR B&O 1899 1971 Staten Island Railroad
Sterling Mountain Railway 1864 1955 N/A
Stewart Railroad LIRR 1873 1892 Long Island Rail Road
Stony Clove and Catskill Mountain Railroad NYC 1881 1901 Ulster and Delaware Railroad
Suffern Railroad ERIE 1907 1907 Erie and Jersey Railroad
Suspension Bridge and Erie Junction Railroad ERIE 1868 1896 Erie Railroad
Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railroad DL&W 1886 1891 Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railway
Syracuse and Baldwinsville Railway DL&W 1891 N/A
Syracuse and Binghamton Railroad DL&W 1851 1856 Syracuse and Southern Railroad
Syracuse, Binghamton and New York Railroad DL&W 1857 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Syracuse and Chenango Railroad NYC 1873 1877 Syracuse, Chenango and New York Railroad
Syracuse and Chenango Valley Railroad NYC 1868 1873 Syracuse and Chenango Railroad
Syracuse, Chenango and New York Railroad NYC 1877 1883 Syracuse, Ontario and New York Railway
Syracuse, Geneva and Corning Railway NYC 1875 1909 Geneva, Corning and Southern Railroad
Syracuse Junction Railroad NYC 1873 1879 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Syracuse Northern Railroad NYC 1868 1875 Syracuse and Northern Railroad
Syracuse and Northern Railroad NYC 1875 1875 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Syracuse Northwestern Railroad NYC 1874 1875 Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railroad
Syracuse, Ontario and New York Railway NYC 1883 1891 West Shore Railroad
Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railroad NYC 1871 1885 Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railway
Syracuse, Phoenix and Oswego Railway NYC 1885 1889 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Syracuse and Southern Railroad DL&W 1856 1857 Syracuse, Binghamton and New York Railroad
Syracuse and Utica Railroad NYC 1836 1853 New York Central Railroad
Syracuse and Utica Direct Railroad NYC 1853 1853 New York Central Railroad
Terminal Railway of Buffalo NYC 1895 1914 New York Central Railroad
Ticonderoga Railroad D&H 1889 1957 Delaware and Hudson Railroad
Tioga Railroad ERIE 1876 1885 New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Tioga Central Railroad TIOC 1987 1992 Owego and Harford Railway
Tioga Coal, Iron Mining and Manufacturing Company NYC 1833 1851 Corning and Blossburg Railroad
Tivoli Hollow Railroad NYC 1893 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Tonawanda Railroad NYC 1832 1850 Buffalo and Rochester Railroad
Tonawanda Island Railroad TIRL 1983 1996 N/A
Tonawanda Island Bridge Company NYC 1883 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Tonawanda Valley Railroad 1880 1881 Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad
Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad 1881 1886 Attica and Freedom Railroad
Tonawanda Valley Extension Railroad 1880 1881 Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad
Troy and Bennington Railroad B&M 1851 1946 Boston and Maine Railroad
Troy and Boston Railroad B&M 1848 1887 Fitchburg Railroad
Troy and Greenbush Railroad NYC 1845 1976 Consolidated Rail Corporation
Troy and Rutland Railroad D&H 1849 1865 Troy, Salem and Rutland Railroad
Troy, Salem and Rutland Railroad D&H 1865 1868 Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
Troy, Saratoga and Northern Railroad B&M 1886 1892 Fitchburg Railroad
Troy Union Railroad B&M/ D&H/ NYC 1851 1964 N/A
Tunesassa and Bradford Railroad 1905
Ulster and Delaware Railroad NYC 1875 1932 New York Central Railroad
Unadilla Valley Railway UV 1890 1960 N/A
Union Railroad ERIE 1851 1946 Erie Railroad
Union Railroad DL&W 1856 1858 Syracuse, Binghamton and New York Railroad
Union Terminal Railroad of Buffalo PRR 1884 1917 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Union Village and Johnsonville Railroad D&H 1866 1874 Greenwich and Johnsonville Railroad
United States and Canada Railroad CN 1883 1960 Canadian National Railway
Upper Hudson Railroad B&M 1872 1872 Schuylerville and Upper Hudson Railroad
Utica and Black River Railroad NYC 1860 1913 New York Central and Hudson River Railroad
Utica, Chenango and Cortland Railroad DL&W 1870 1883 Erie and Central New York Railway
Utica, Chenango and Susquehanna Valley Railway DL&W 1866 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Utica City Railroad NH 1862 1866 Utica and Waterville Railroad
Utica, Clinton and Binghamton Railroad NH 1868 1942 New York, Ontario and Western Railway
Utica, Horseheads and Elmira Railroad LV 1870 1871 Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railroad
Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railroad LV 1871 1878 Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railway
Utica, Ithaca and Elmira Railway LV 1878 1884 Elmira, Cortland and Northern Railroad
Utica and Schenectady Railroad NYC 1833 1853 New York Central Railroad
Utica and Unadilla Valley Railroad 1888 1895 Unadilla Valley Railway
Utica and Waterville Railroad NH 1866 1868 Utica, Clinton and Binghamton Railroad
Valley Railroad DL&W 1869 1945 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
Vermont and Canada Railroad CN 1845 1891 Central Vermont Railroad
Vermont Central Railroad CN 1870 1873 Central Vermont Railroad
Vermont Central Railroad CN 1849 1855 N/A Leased the Vermont and Canada Railroad
Wabash Railroad WAB 1898 1915 Wabash Railway
Wabash Railroad WAB WAB 1942 1964 Norfolk and Western Railway
Wabash Railway WAB 1915 1942 Wabash Railroad
Wallkill Valley Railroad NYC 1877 1952 New York Central Railroad
Wallkill Valley Railway NYC 1866 1877 Wallkill Valley Railroad
Warwick Valley Railroad L&HR 1860 1882 Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Watertown and Rome Railroad NYC 1832 1861 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
Waverly and State Line Railway LV 1867 1903 Lehigh Valley Railway
Wellsville, Addison and Galeton Railroad WAG 1954 1973 N/A
Wellsville, Bradford and Eldred Railroad 1881 1893 N/A (operated by Bradford, Eldred and Cuba Railroad)
Wellsville and Buffalo Railroad 1915 1916 N/A
Wellsville, Coudersport and Pine Creek Railroad B&O 1881 1954 Buffalo and Susquehanna Railroad
West Brooklyn Railroad 1887 1889 N/A (operated by Brooklyn, Bath and West End Railroad)
West Davenport Railroad D&H 1891 1891 Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad
West Shore Railroad NYC 1885 1952 New York Central Railroad
West Shore Hudson River Railroad NYC 1867 1877 New York, West Shore and Chicago Railroad
West Side and Yonkers Railway NYC 1879 1887 New York City and Northern Railroad
West Troy and Green Island Railroad D&H 1870
Westchester Railway 1881 N/A (never completed)
Western New York Railway PRR 1895 1895 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad PRR 1887 1895 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway
Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway PRR 1895 1955 Penndel Company
Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway of New York PRR 1887 1887 Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad
Western Vermont Railroad RUT 1845 1865 Bennington and Rutland Railroad
Wharton Valley Railway NH 1888 1942 N/A
Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad D&H 1866 1873 New York and Canada Railroad
Whitestone and Westchester Railroad LI 1871 1887 Long Island City and Flushing Railroad
Williamsport and Elmira Railroad PRR 1850 1860 Elmira and Williamsport Railroad
Williamstown and Redfield Railroad 1865 N/A
Windsor Beach and Ontario Railroad NYC 1887 1888 Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Terminal Railroad
Yonkers Rapid Transit Railway NYC 1879 1887 New York and Northern Railway

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  1. ^ This is one or more of the Class I railroads that the railroad became part of, if any.

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