Lehigh Railway

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Lehigh Railway
Reporting markLRWY
LocaleWyoming County, Pennsylvania, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
Dates of operation2009–
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length56 miles (90 km)
HeadquartersOwego, New York

The Lehigh Railway (reporting mark LRWY) is a shortline railroad in Wyoming County and Bradford County, Pennsylvania. It connects to the Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad in Mehoopany and to Norfolk Southern in Athens, just south of Sayre. It operates a total of 56 miles of track along the Susquehanna River.

The railroad was formed in 2009 to lease and operate Norfolk Southern's Lehigh Secondary from Mehoopany to Athens, which is the northern branch of the LV Main Line from Wilkes-Barre to Sayre. This is not to be confused with NS's Lehigh Line, which runs from Manville, New Jersey, to M&H Junction, Pennsylvania, via Allentown, Pennsylvania. Major commodities hauled by the Lehigh Railway include drilling supplies, frack sand, chemicals, building products, and agricultural products. The total number of cars transported in 2013 numbered over 7700.[citation needed]

The Lehigh Railway is headquartered at 25 Delphine Street in Owego, New York, as part of a holding company for three shortline railroads in the Twin Tiers along with a disjunct shortline railroad in Mississippi.

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