Buffalo Southern Railroad

Buffalo Southern Railroad

The Buffalo Southern Railroad reporting mark|BSOR is a class III railroad operating in western New York.

The BSOR is locally owned and operates in the Buffalo area. It should not be confused with the South Buffalo Railroad which is a separate railroad.

The BSOR operates on 32 miles of track owned by Erie County, New York and leased from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. The line runs south from Buffalo, New York to Gowanda, New York.

It interchanges with Norfolk Southern Railway, CSX Transportation, Canadian Pacific Railway, Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad and the New York and Lake Erie Railroad.


BSOR traffic includes animal feed, fertilizer, propane, lumber, scrap metal, cement, aggregates, brick, and paper. The annual tonnage hauled is 50,046 using 556 carloads per year. Trains operate on demand, typically several times per week.

The company offers services such as car switching, car unloading, and locomotive leasing and servicing. It operates the Buffalo Creek yard in Eden, New York and has locomotive maintenance facilities in Hamburg, New York.

BSOR locomotives are painted green with yellow trim.

External links

* [http://www.railroadsofny.com/buffalo_south.htm http://www.railroadsofny.com/buffalo_south.htm]

* [http://www.members.aol.com/BuffaloSouthern/index.html http://www.members.aol.com/BuffaloSouthern/index.html]

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