Hays Station to Willock

The Streets Run Branch

The abandoned railroad route between Hays Station and Willock, known as The Streets Run Branch, of which 1.05 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD
Docket Number: 22618 Date: 5/22/1963 Section: 1(18)
Application for authority to abandon its Streets Run Branch in its entirety, including appurtenant sidetracks, extending from its connection with applicant's Monongahela Branch at Hays Station to its terminus, a distance of 1.05 mi., located in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.
Length: 1.05 miles Citation:  

This line is no longer abandoned. i live just down the road from the streets run branch and there are engines pulling freight along it all the time.

Jessie James
Pittsburgh, PA
10/27/2011

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The line that you see active now is a former B&O line, not Pennsy. The PRR had its own line in the area separate from that one.

Jason
Munhall, PA
11/5/2011

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