Grand Elk Railway


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Commenced operations
From the STB Docket Number (223897)
GDLK will lease and operate the rail lines owned by NS and located between
  • (1) Milepost KII 1 4, at Elkhart, IN, and Milepost KH 27.4, at Three Rivers, MI,
  • (2) Milepost FB 27.3, at Three Rivers. MI, and Milepost FB 102.3, at Grand Rapids, MI,
  • (3) Milepost KZ 94.25 and Milepost KZ 95.0 (Kalamazoo Industrial Track);
  • (4) Milepost OW 66.6 and Milepost OW 70 24 (Plainwell Industrial Track),
  • (5) Milepost XH 88.10 and Milepost XH 92.40 (Hastings Running Track);
  • (6) Milepost CQ 42.8 and Milepost CQ 43.9 (CK&S Industrial Track);
  • (7) Milepost KY 0.0 and Milepost KY 3 2 (B O Secondary);
  • (8) Milepost UP 0.0 and Milepost UP 6.7 (Upjohn Secondary),
  • (9) Milepost QY 421.2 and Milepost QY 421 3 (Quincy Secondary),
  • (10) Milepost VW 106.0 and Milepost VW 106.9 (Comstock Industrial Track);
  • (11) Milepost AZ 69.6 and Milepost AZ 70.4 (Airline Extension), and
  • (12) Milepost IJ 44.3 and Milepost IJ 44.7 (CK&S Industrial Track),
  • along with the yard tracks in Botsford Yard located between Milepost MH 141.8 and Milepost MH 142.7. In addition, GER will be granted incidental trackage rights over the NS rail line located between milepost 143.03 and milepost 142.60, at the Botsford Yard. The length of the lines being leased is approximately 122.9 miles, not including the tracks in Botsford Yard The length of the trackage nghts line is approximately 0.43 miles.
    (end of Federal Document)

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