Allegheny and Eastern Railroad

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Allegheny and Eastern Railroad
Overview
HeadquartersWarren, Pennsylvania
Reporting markALY
Dates of operation1992–2004
PredecessorAllegheny Railroad
SuccessorBuffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge

The Allegheny and Eastern Railroad (reporting mark ALY) was a shortline railroad operating in Pennsylvania, owned by Genesee & Wyoming Inc.. It is now operated by the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad.

Originally named the Allegheny Railroad, Genesee & Wyoming Inc. purchased the company in the early 1990s and renamed it the Allegheny and Eastern Railroad. The ALY's headquarters were located in Warren, Pennsylvania. Its main customer was International Paper in Erie, Pennsylvania. The railroad existed through the Conrail split and was merged into the Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad, another Genesee & Wyoming Inc. railroad, in 2004. Simultaneously, a new company with the same name was created to purchase the property, which is now operated by the BPRR. (The ALY also acquired the residual common carrier obligation on the lines.) All motive power that remained on ALY property by the time it was merged into BPRR was relettered "BPRR" on the cab below the numbers, and still remain in ALY paint.

Allegheny and Eastern motive power
ALY
number
BPRR
number
Model Livery Notes
101 301 GP40 light blue and orange ALY paint
102 302 GP40 dark blue and orange ALY paint
103 303 CF7 dark blue and orange ALY paint sold to Louisiana and Delta Railroad (LDRR) as number 303
104 304 CF7 dark blue and orange ALY paint
105 305 GP35 dark blue and orange ALY paint
106 306 GP35 orange and black GWI paint sold to Ferrocarriles Chiapas-Mayab, Mexico, as number 201B (slug)