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NYSW opens new Transload Facilities at Binghamton and Cortland

Employment Opportunities

NYSW has the following openings:

Locomotive/Diesel Mechanic at Ridgefield Park, NJ

Railroad Conductor at Ridgefield Park, NJ

Senior Level Marketing at Cooperstown, NY Headquarters

Track Laborers at Butler, NJ

The NYSW actively seeks candidates with military experience.

Featured Opportunity

Utica, NY Shop

NYSW is offering for sale its Utica, NY Locomotive & Car Repair Shop. This 17 acre facility is centrally located in the Northeast US in close proximity to 4 Class 1, 7 Passenger & Commuter, and 125 Shortline railroads. Click here for more information.

NYSW Fuel Surcharge

Effective MBFSC FSC
5/1/16 $0.03 6.0%


$0.04 6.8%

Fuel Surcharge Archive

Rate & Tariff Changes

NYSW has issued the following tarifs:

NYSW 24211-15 Lumber

NYSW 28211-15 Plastics

NYSW 37411-11 Locomotives & Railway Cars

Each of these tariffs is effective 1/1/16 and replaces its prior version, which expires with 12/31/15.

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Welcome to the website of the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway

The NYSW operates over 400 miles of track in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and is 286,000 pound gross weight capable on all lines. We serve over 85 Customers and transport a wide range of commodities such as feed ingredients, lumber and other building materials, chemicals and aggregates for Customers in New York State; and plastics, lumber, food products, paper products, motor vehicles, chemicals, aggregates, and metals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

NYSW TerritoryThe NYSW has connections with two Class I railroads:

CSXlogo CSX Transportation - North Bergen, NJ; Syracuse, NY; Utica, NY

NSlogo Norfolk Southern - Binghamton, NY; Marion Interchange, NJ; Passaic Jct., NJ

Freight Rail Works Freight Rail Works - Information about America's Rail Freight Network

Click on the map to download or view a more detailed PDF version (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Click here to see NYSW's Industrial Development Site Map


The NYSW serves several state-of-the-art Bulk Transfer / Distribution Facilities for lumber, plastics, liquid and dry food products, chemicals, and motor vehicles. These facilities, located in the heart of the Metropolitan New York market out of the shared asset area, and in upstate New York, offer off-rail freight customers a means of shipping and receiving goods at competitive freight rates and fast, reliable service. All of our facilities are located within easy access to major highways for efficient distribution of your freight to its ultimate consumption point.

Our Marketing and Sales group in Cooperstown, NY welcomes the opportunity to discuss how the NYSW can assist you in becoming a low-cost supplier by driving down your logistics costs through competitive access. Whether you are looking to locate a facility in a strategic area in Metropolitan or Central New York, or expand an existing facility, the NYSW can assist with industrial development including site location, market feasibility, design, engineering, government relations, and locating sources of funding. We can also help you maximize your transportation pricing options over all possible routing combinations from where your shipments originate to their ultimate destination. We are dedicated to offering personalized Customer Service for car tracing, problem solving, and finding creative ways to expedite your shipments.

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We invite you to Contact Us or visit our headquarters in scenic Cooperstown, NY to discuss your plans. The NYSW Railway looks forward to the opportunity to help you meet your distribution requirements.


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