New Castle Industrial RR Receives $262,500 State Grant

New Castle Industrial Railroad, Inc., was today (January 13) awarded a $262,500 state grant to construct a new 3,200-foot siding to expand its main line track capacity accommodating increased interchange traffic with CSX and NS railroads, according to Senator Elder Vogel.

“The efficient movement of goods is imperative for businesses to be successful,” Senator Vogel said.  “This funding will help New Castle Industrial Railroad meet the needs of the industry and the local marketplace, which in turn should further expand family sustaining job opportunities in our area.”

Formed in 1992, the New Castle Industrial Railroad (NCIR) is a Class 3 “Common Carrier” servicing New Castle, PA and connecting local industry with CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Buffalo Pittsburgh Railroad. 

CONTACT:               Joshua Konecheck                  jkonecheck@pasen.gov