Buffalo to Ashtabula Traffic

         Passenger

Amtrak trains 48 & 49

         Intermodal

The following trains traveled on this segment between 1984 and 1994:

TV-LA (or SV-LA): Oak Island, NJ to Los Angeles via Buffalo and Streator (Santa Fe connection)
TV-3: Kearney, NJ to St. Louis
TV-5: Boston to St. Louis, via Columbus
TV-6: St. Louis to Boston
TV-7: Boston to Chicago;
TV-9: Boston to Chicago Englewood
TV-10: Chicago Englewood to Boston
TV-11 (or SV-11): Kearney, NJ, to Chicago via Buffalo
TV/SV-12: Chicago to Kearney, NJ
TV-13: Boston to Chicago 47th St.
TV-14: Chicago Englewood to Boston
TV-79: North Bergen, NJ to Chicago 47th St.C
TV-100: Chicago to Boston;
TV-200: Chicago Global 1 to Croxton/Kearney
TV-201: Kearney to Chicago Global 1
TV-202: Chicago Ashland Avenue to Croxton and/or Port Newark
TV-203: Kearney to Chicago
TV-204: Chicago Ashland Avenue to Croxton and/or Port Newark
TV-261: Port Newark to Chicago (BN, ATSF, etc.)
TC-265; Port Newark to Syracuse
TV-556: Chicago BRC to Croxton and Worcester (split at Syracuse)

The following trains traveled on this segment in 1994:

TV-LA (or SV-LA): Oak Island, NJ to Los Angeles via Buffalo and Streator (Santa Fe connection))
TV-7: Boston to Chicago;
TV-9: Boston to Chicago Englewood
TV-10: Chicago Englewood to Boston
TV-11 (or SV-11): Kearney, NJ, to Chicago via Buffalo
TV/SV-12: Chicago to Kearney, NJ
TV-100: Chicago to Boston
TV-202: Chicago Ashland Avenue to Croxton and/or Port Newark
TV-204: Chicago Ashland Avenue to Croxton and/or Port Newark
TV-590: Chicago to Croxton, NJ, via Buffalo

Triple Crown RoadRailers, Crestline, OH, to Rochester, NY

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.10911    exTV-99    between North Bergen, NJ and Willow Springs, IL
Q.11011    ex-TV100  between Willow Springs, IL and North Bergen, NJ
Q.11211    ex-TV-24   between Chicago and Dockside, NJ
Q.11619     ex-TV-6    between Rose Lake, IL (East St. Louis) and Boston-Beacon Park
Q.11711    ex-TV-7     between Boston-Beacon Park and Chicago 63rd Street
Q.11911    ex-TV-9     between Boston-Beacon Park and Chicago 63rd Street
Q.15611    ex-TV-302  between Chicago 59th Street and South Kearny, NJ
Q.15711    ex-TV-302  between South Kearny, NJ and Chicago-Global 2
Q.16011    ex-TV-8      between Chicago and North Bergen, NJ
Q.16111    ex-TV-77     between South Kearny, NJ and Chicago
Q.16411    ex-TV-304   between Chicago and South Kearny, NJ
Q.167        ex-TV-79    between Worcester, MA and Columbus, OH
11Takes the Berea-Greenwich line to use the former B&O between Greenwich and Chicago
19Takes the "Indianapolis Line" from Berea and beyond Greenwich

         Coal

The following trains traveled on this segment between 1984 and 1994:

UBL-29: Bethlehem Steel, Lackawanna; Ashtabula to Buffalo
UNS-18A: NY State Gas & Electric; Ashtabula to Buffalo
UNS-102: NY State Gas & Electric; Ashtabula to Buffalo

The following trains traveled on this segment in 1994:

UEK-686: Loaded coal heading east on ConRail main, west of Buffalo

         Steel

Steel coil in NPSE

         Automotive

The following trains traveled on this segment between 1984 and 1994:

NPSE: North Platte (UP) to Selkirk
PXSE: Proviso Yard (Chicago) to Selkirk
SEAS: Selkirk to Alton & Southern (East St. Louis)
SLSE: St. Louis to Selkirk
TOSE: Toledo to Selkirk; SETO: Selkirk to Toledo

BRSE: Bryan, OH to Selkirk
ELSE: Elkhart to Selkirk
IHSE: IHB (Chicago) to Selkirk
INSY: Indianapolis to Syracuse
SEIN: Selkirk to Indianapolis

The following trains traveled on this segment in 1994:

Detroit to ?? (east along the ex-NYC line), via Toledo

ML-486: Cleveland to Oak Island dedicated autoracks (weekly)

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.27611,12  ex-ML-276 between Detroit and Selkirk, NY
S.27611,12  ex-ML-276 between Detroit and Selkirk, NY
Q.27911,12  ex-ML-279 between Selkirk, NY and Detroit
X.27911,12  ex-ML-279 between Selkirk, NY and Detroit
11Takes the Berea-Greenwich line to use the former B&O between Greenwich and Chicago
12Runs from/to Detroit on the former C&O/Hocking Valley line

         Grain

 

         Chemicals

 

         Oil and other tanks 

The following trains traveled on this segment between 1984 and 1994:

UAO-17: Port of Albany to Niagara Mohawk Power, Oswego

         General Merchandise

The following trains traveled on this segment in 1994:

SEIN: Selkirk to Indianapolis (Avon)
ELSE & SEEL: Elkhart & Selkirk
BRSE & SEBR: Belt Railway of Chicago & Selkirk (BR handles SP & BN transfers)
LMST: Linden-Metuchen, NJ to Sterling Heights, MI
TOMT: Toledo and Metuchen (NJ)
NPSE: North Platte (UP) to Selkirk (Steel Coil and Trash Containers, + ??)

The following trains were observed on this segment in 2000:

13W    ex-BUPI B            between Buffalo, NY and Conway, PA

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2001-2010:
Q.35111  ex-BUUP   between Buffalo and Chicago-Proviso
Q.36516    ex-BUCI    between Buffalo and Cincinnati
Q.36616    ex-LOBU    between Louisville and Buffalo
Q.38011   ex-IHSE    between Chicago-Blue Island and Selkirk, NY
Q.38611  ex-CWSE    between Chicago-Proviso and Selkirk, NY
S.38611  ex-CWSE    between Chicago-Proviso and Selkirk, NY
Q.38911  ex-SEBR    between Selkirk, NY, and Chicago-BRC Clearing
Q.39011  ex-NPSE    between Chicago-Proviso and Selkirk, NY
11Takes the Berea-Greenwich line to use the former B&O between Greenwich and Chicago
16East of Sidney Junction only; runs on the Toledo sub., south of Sidney Junction

         Local Peddlers