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Multiple Interchanges

Finger Lakes Railway interchanges with Three Class I's  and one regional railroad.

System Maps

Competitive Pricing

Finger Lakes Railway provides competitive pricing and a good quality car supply.


Freight Service

Finger Lakes Railway (FGLK) is a privately owned Class III, short line railroad with corporate headquarters in Geneva, NY. Since July 1995, FGLK operates, markets, and maintains over 167 miles of track currently in 6 upstate New York counties: Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Yates and Schuyler.

The rail line runs east to west starting at Solvay, NY (Syracuse) through Auburn to Geneva and continuing west to Canandaigua and Victor, NY. In addition, a branch line between Penn Yan and Watkins Glen is connected to the rest of the FGLK system via trackage rights on the NS Corning Secondary.

Rail shippers benefit from competitive pricing to and from all US and Canadian markets and recognize the benefits of multiple rail access which is more than competitive. Multiple Class I railroads and one regional railway interchange with Finger Lakes Railway.

  • A CSX interchange at Solvay, NY (Syracuse).
  • A Norfolk Southern Interchange at Geneva, NY- Norfolk Southern's Empire Link also connects 14 Short Lines to create a NS network partnership with small railways in the northeast region.
  • A New York Susquehanna Western Railway connection at Syracuse, NY.

Commodities hauled include steel, scrap metals, pulpboard, scrap paper, canned goods, sand, chemicals, salt, aggregates, grain, fertilizers, plastic, corn syrup, clay, soda ash, lumber and building materials like shingles, roofing, panel products and pipe. FGLK also has sophisticated transload areas and team tracks that can extend market reach in the region. FGLK has partnered with a food quality warehouse located in Geneva, NY to provide cross dock or regional storage with efficient pickup/delivery logistics to customers in our region.