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Pennsylvania Railroad Co.

Pennsylvania RR Passenger Trains Discontinued

(Researched & Submitted by Richard Palmer)

The Castilian, Castile, N.Y.,

Thursday, July 8, 1937

Pennsylvania Passenger Trains Discontinued

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    The two remaining passenger trains on the Rochester and Olean branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad made their last runs on Sunday.

    Following a recent investigation into the service by the Public Service Commission permission was granted the railroad company to discontinue the two trains. The discontinuance of these two trains leave the operation of two mixed trains over the 122-mile route.

    The expenses for engineer, conductor and baggageman on the discontinued trains has averaged $116.64 a day or $42,573.60 a year.

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