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Delray Connecting Railroad

Delray Connecting Railroad
Reporting mark DC
Locale Michigan
Dates of operation 1904–
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 15.46 miles
Headquarters Detroit, Michigan

Delray Connecting Railroad (reporting mark DC)[1] is a railroad operating on Zug Island in Michigan.[2] The railroad interchanges with the Canadien National formerly Grand Trunk Western (GTW), Norfolk Southern (NS), CSX and Conrail.[3]

Delray Connecting Railroad is owned and operated by Transtar, Inc., the railroad division of U.S. Steel. The Great Lakes Works, a steel mill, is the primary customer.


References

  1. ^ Railinc, Search MARKs, accessed July 2009
  2. ^ "History: Delray Connecting Railroad". Retrieved 2009-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Detroit-based Delray Connecting Railroad Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary last month".  
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