Does CSX use any of the WM?

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Does CSX use any of the WM?

Post by nydepot » Thu Oct 03, 2013 11:02 am

I know the western end is gone but is any part of the rest of the WM used by CSX for any more than light branch? I know parts are shortlines too.

I was curious if there are any parts that see more regular mainline service. Thanks.

Charles

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Re: Does CSX use any of the WM?

Post by poppyl » Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:00 pm

Charles;

CSX runs over former WM trackage from Cherry Run/Big Pool to Hagerstown, from Hagerstown to Highfield, PA, and from Hagerstown to Chambersburg on the old Lurgan line. I'm not 100% certain but CSX may also run on some former WM trackage from Cumberland to Luke.

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Re: Does CSX use any of the WM?

Post by nydepot » Thu Oct 03, 2013 3:04 pm

Thanks! I thought you were a NY poster only.

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Re: Does CSX use any of the WM?

Post by mmi16 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:26 pm

CSX uses the WM route from Hagerstown to Baltimore via Hanover & Gettysburg connection with CSX's Baltimore Terminal sub at Mt.Winans. The WM route from Hagerstown to Chambersburg is used to service CSX Intermodal's Chambersburg facility.

The WM route from Emory Grove via Westminister was sold to the Maryland Midland back in the early 80's.
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Re: Does CSX use any of the WM?

Post by poppyl » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:59 pm

nydepot wrote:Thanks! I thought you were a NY poster only.
I have my fingers in several pies, so to speak. LOL.

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