South Buffalo Railway

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South Buffalo Railway
Reporting mark SB
Locale New York
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Headquarters Rochester, New York

The South Buffalo Railway (reporting mark SBRR) operates more than fifty miles of railway lines along the southeast shore of Lake Erie. South Buffalo connects to CSX, Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific, and Canadian National Railway.

Historical connections[edit]

At one time the connections were with New York Central Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad, Lehigh Valley Railroad, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Norfolk and Western Railway, Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, and New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad.


The South Buffalo Railway was sold by a private family in 2001 for $36.4 million to the Genesee and Wyoming Railroad. [1] The main office is in Rochester, New York.

Major industries served[edit]

Short Line Railroad of the Year[edit]

Preceded by
Arkansas Midland Railroad
Short Line Railroad of the Year
Succeeded by
Winchester and Western Railroad

External links[edit]

  • Purchase from Bethlehem Steel [2]