Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad

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Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad
Reporting markPIR
LocaleMcKees Rocks, Bridgeville, Canonsburg, and Washington
Dates of operation1996–2000
SuccessorPittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
HeadquartersMcKees Rocks, Pennsylvania

The Pittsburgh Industrial Railroad (reporting mark PIR) was a Class III short-line railroad operating about 42 miles of track over the Chartiers Branch in southwest Pennsylvania. It was owned by RailTex, which bought the line from Conrail in 1996. In 2000, after the purchase of RailTex by RailAmerica, the railroad was sold to the Ohio Central Railroad System and renamed the Pittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad. It is owned by Genesee & Wyoming.



Number Model
2340 SW1200RS
2342 SW1200RS