Buffalo to Selkirk Traffic

         Passenger

Amtrak trains 48 & 49, 63 & 64, plus Empire Service trains in the 28x series.

         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

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2012:
Q.004       
Q.020    formerly Q.140    Chicago (Bedford Park) to Boston
Q.090    (produce)            Chicago (UP) to Schenectady
Q.091    (produce)            Schenectady to Chicago (UP)
L.091    second section
Q.092    (produce)            St. louis (UP) to Schenectady
Q.112                               Chicago (Bedford Park) to Port Newark
L.159    second section      Port Newark to Syracuse     
Q.161                                Kearny to Chicago (Bedford Park)

         Coal

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

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2012:
E.842                            Ravinna, NY, to Bailey Mine, PA
V.886                            Bailey Mine, PA, to Ravinna, NY
 

         Steel

Steel coil in NPSE

         Alumina

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2012:
K.531                        Baltimore to Messina, NY (Alcoa)
K.533                        Baltimore to Messina, NY (Alcoa)
 

         Automotive

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

NFSE: Niagara Falls to Selkirk
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

The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2012:
Q.229                        Selkirk to Cleveland
Q.262                        Cleveland to Selkirk
Q.279                        Selkirk to Pottersburgh, OH
 

         Grain

 The following CSX trains ran on this segment in 2012:
G.343                    Selkirk to Chicago (BNSF)
G.345                    Selkirk to Chicago (CP)
G.414                    Chicago to Rotterdam Junction (Pan Am Railways)

         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

The following unit ethanol train ran on this segment in 2012:
K.632,                 Chicago to Selkirk

The following Bakken oil trains ran on this segment in 2012:
K.002    formerly K.416    Chicago to Rotterdam Jct. (PAR)
K.010                                Chicago to Port of Albany
K.011                                Port of Albany to Chicago
K.408
K.409
K.416    became K.002    Chicago to Rotterdam Jct. (PAR)

The following unit ethanol trains ran on this segment in 2012:
K.632,                 Chicago (CP) to Selkirk
K.633
K.634
K.635                Sewaren, NJ, to Chicago (CP)
K.636                Chicago (CP) to Linden, NJ
K.637                Linden, NJ, to Chicago (CP)
K.652
K.653                Linden, NJ, to Gary, IN (CN)
K.684                Chicago (CN) to Sewaren, Nj
K.688                Chicago (BNSF) to Sewaren, NJ

         Sludge

 The following trains ran on this segment in 2012:
K.251
K.252                Chicago (UP) to Selkirk
K.253                Selkirk to Chicago (UP)
K.255                Selkirk to Wixom, MI, later to Chicago (UP) for Texas

         Trash

The following trains ran on this segment in 2012:
K.281                New York City to Columbus, OH (Ohio Central)
K.282                Columbus, OH (OC) to New York City

         General Merchandise

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

CNSE: "Canadian National" to Selkirk, via Syracuse
CPSE: "Canadian Pacific" to Selkirk, via Syracuse

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)
SEBU & BUSE: Selkirk & Buffalo
SECN: Selkirk to Montreal ("Canadian National"), via Syracuse
LMST: Lxx-Metuchen, NJ to Sterling Height, MI
TOMT: Toledo and Metuchen (NJ)
NPSE: North Platte (UP) to Selkirk (Steel Coil and Trash Containers, + ??)

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

The following trains ran on this segment in 2012:
Q.364                        Indianapolis to Selkirk
Q.376                        Indianapolis to Selkirk
Q.377                        Selkirk to Indianapolis
Q.380                        Chicago (Barr Yard) to Selkirk
Q.382                        Chicago (Barr Yard) to Selkirk
Q.385
Q.386                        Chicago (BRC) to Selkirk
S.386    2nd section
Q.393                        Selkirk to Chicago (BRC)
Q.620                        Massena, NY, to Selkirk
Q.626                        Buffalo to Selkirk
Q.627                        Selkirk to Buffalo
Q.640                        Cumberland, MD, to Selkirk

 

         Local Peddlers

West and East of Lyons, NY