Chicago Area Shortline Railroads

Buckeye East Chicago

Reporting Marks: none


Startup: November 15,2012
Shut Down: 9/17/2017

Buckeye East Chicago Railroad, LLC , provides notice for acquisition from Buckeye Partners, LP., of approximately 7,065 feet of existing railroad right-of-way and trackage and bulk liquid transloading facilities previously owned by Buckeye Partners, L.P., in East Chicago, Indiana . Buckeye Parmers, L.P. has transferred ownership ofthe right of way and trackage and bulk liquid transloading facilities. In addition to the tracks, the transloading facilities consist principally of on-site pipelines, loading docks, bulk liquid tanks and spheres.

The trackage is used in conjunction with interchanging tank cars to and from the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company, which cars will contain ethanol and related products for transloading into tank trucks and also outbound tank cars for post-transload outbound shipment and for transloading into trucks for final deliveiy.

Total Track: 7,065 linear feet = 1.34 miles of track

Operated by Landisville Railroad

Landisville RR switching contract terminated on 9/17/2017
Switching duties taken over by: Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad

Right of Way

Aerial view of BCH RR


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