Rails similar to or like Conrail

The primary Class I railroad in the Northeastern United States between 1976 and 1999. Wikipedia

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    Class I freight railroad in the United States, and is the current name of the former Southern Railway. With headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, the company operates 19,420 route miles (31,250 km) in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia, and has rights in Canada over the Albany to Montréal route of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and previously on CN from Buffalo to St. Thomas. Wikipedia

  • Penn Central Transportation Company

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  • Lehigh Valley Railroad

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    • The TP&W route did not mesh with the traffic patterns Conrail developed after 1976, so AT&SF bought back the other half, merged the TP&W in 1983, then sold it back into independence in 1989.Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway-Wikipedia
    • In the early 1980s, it acquired Conrail's commuter train operations that connected suburban towns to New York City.New Jersey-Wikipedia
    • Bankruptcy continued and on April 1, 1976, the railroad gave up its railroad assets, along with the assets of several other failing northeastern railroads, to a new railroad named Consolidated Rail Corporation, or Conrail for short.Pennsylvania Railroad-Wikipedia
    • A large majority of Norfolk Southern's locomotives come from the company's many predecessors, which include but are not limited to Norfolk and Western, Southern Railway, and Conrail.Norfolk Southern Railway-Wikipedia
    • In 1983, NJT assumed operation of all commuter rail service in New Jersey from Conrail, which had been formed in 1976 through the merging of a number of financially troubled railroads.NJ Transit-Wikipedia
    • Penn Central and the other railroads were still obligated to operate their commuter services for the next five years while in bankruptcy, eventually turning them over to the newly formed Conrail in 1976.New York Central Railroad-Wikipedia

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