RAIX covered hoppers

Discussion related to NYAR operations on Long Island. Official web site can be found here: www.anacostia.com/nyar/nyar.html. Also includes discussion related to NYNJ Rail, the carfloat operation successor to New York Cross Harbor that connects with NYAR.

RAIX covered hoppers

Postby jtunnel » Wed May 11, 2016 8:20 am

Passing by NYNJRR at 65th Street Yard lst night, there was a string of six RAIX (Union Carbide) covered hoppers. Plastic pellets I assume. NY&A picked them up last night. Any idea as to where they might be going?
jtunnel
 
Posts: 314
Joined: Fri Oct 14, 2005 4:24 pm
Location: Brooklyn

Re: RAIX covered hoppers

Postby AlKaLI » Wed May 11, 2016 10:33 am

Could it be Favorite Plastics in Brooklyn? AMCO in Farmingdale and Allied Extruders near Blissville have both closed. There are not many places on the NY&A left that would receive plastic pellets if that is what is inside the 6 RAIX cov hops. Anyone else have ideas?
AlKaLI
 
Posts: 172
Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:08 pm

Re: RAIX covered hoppers

Postby DogBert » Wed May 11, 2016 4:28 pm

Only other thought is transload somewhere. Brookhaven? Pretty sure the glass recycler in richmond hill is using CSX cars.
DogBert
 
Posts: 1666
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2004 7:08 pm

Re: RAIX covered hoppers

Postby freightguy » Sat May 14, 2016 2:46 am

Possibly Eastern Fence the sole consignee in Calverton? Those cars tend to come through NYNJ.
Signed off
freightguy
 
Posts: 1136
Joined: Tue Mar 16, 2004 3:18 pm
Location: Medford, NY


Return to New York & Atlantic Railway/NYNJ Rail

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests