Massena Terminal Railroad

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Massena Terminal Railroad
Massena Terminal Railroad logo.png
Overview
HeadquartersMassena, New York
Reporting markMSTR
LocaleMassena, New York
Dates of operation–present
Technical
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length3 miles (4.8 km)
Massena Terminal Railroad
Alcoa

The Massena Terminal Railroad (reporting mark MSTR) is a Class III terminal railroad operating in the U.S. state of New York. It operates over 3 miles (4.8 km) of track[1] from the CSX Transportation yard in Massena north to the Alcoa plant, the railroad's only customer. It was built in the early 20th century, beginning operations in 1900.[1][2]

In 2005, the railroad was purchased by holding company RailAmerica.[1]

It was announced on 1 September 2019 Canadian National Railroad had entered into an Agreement to purchase the line from CSX Corporation.

The railroad's traffic comes mainly from aluminum and petroleum products. The MSTR hauled around 4,300 carloads in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "RailAmerica's Empire". Trains Magazine. Kalmbach Publishing. June 2010.
  2. ^ "The Rome Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad". Retrieved 7 February 2008.

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