Michigan Shore Railroad

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Michigan Shore Railroad
Michigan Shore Railroad logo.png
Locale Michigan
Dates of operation 1990–present
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 52 miles (84 km)

The Michigan Shore Railroad (reporting mark MS) is a short line railroad owned by RailAmerica that operates 52 miles (84 km) of track,[1] connecting Fremont to CSX Transportation at West Olive, Michigan, United States.

The railroad began operations in 1990, and was purchased by RailAmerica in 2000.[1]

The railroad's traffic comes mainly from sand and chemical products. The MS hauled around 6,300 carloads in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "RailAmerica's Empire". Trains Magazine. Kalmbach Publishing. June 2010.