W.Va. Coal Short Line Leases Locomotive

A West Virginia short line railroad has acquired a third locomotive to help it haul coal.

West VirginiaTrains magazine reported that the Big Eagle Railroad, also known as the Winifrede Railroad, has leased GMTX GP38-2 No. 2109, a former locomotive of the Belt Railway of Chicago.

The 10-mile short line serves one customer near Winifrede and receives unit coal trains from CSX.


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