Rochester & Southern Railroad

Rochester & Southern Railroad

Overview

The Rochester & Southern Railroad (RSR) is a 58-mile short line freight railroad that interchanges with the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad; Canadian National; Canadian Pacific; CSX Transportation; Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad; and Norfolk Southern.

Commodities transported include aggregates, brick and cement, chemicals, coal, food and feed products, forest products, and steel and scrap.

The RSR was acquired by Genesee & Wyoming in 1986.

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Contact Information

 

Emergency Phone Number
(800) 227-7245

Northeast Region
400 Meridian Centre, Suite 330
Rochester, NY 14618

Ray Goss
Senior Vice President
Phone: (585) 463-3335
Fax: (585) 785-6190

Beth Perry
Vice President, Finance & Administration
Phone: (585) 463-3366
Fax: (585) 785-6152

Ron Klein
Vice President, Marketing
Phone: (585) 463-3302
Fax: (585) 785-6188

Kevin Bowser
Vice President- Marketing/
Customer Service

Phone: (814) 938-1505
Fax: (814) 938-1500

Vanna Walker
Director, Compliance Training
Phone: (585) 463-3407
Fax: (585) 785-6159

Bridget Shepard
Human Resource Director
Phone: (585) 463-3402
Fax: (585) 785-6171

David Baer
Vice President, Engineering
201 N. Penn St.
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone: (814) 938-1519
Fax: (814) 938-1537

Gene Evans
Vice President, Mechanical
PO Box 1532
Jct. Route 422 & 68
Butler, PA 16001
Phone: (724) 283-8490
Fax: (724) 283-6832
Customer Service Center
Phone: (800) 603-3385
Fax: (800) 477-4947
E-mail: nypacsc@gwrr.com

Vince Contestabile
Director of Customer Service
Phone: (585) 463-3339
Fax: (585) 785-6191

Josh Hoefer
Sr. Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3388
Fax: (800) 477-4947
 

Tim Clifford
Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3409
Fax: (800) 477-4947

Dave Markajani
Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3357
Fax: (800) 477-4947

Greg Sobaszek
Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3410
Fax: (800) 477-4947

Nick Zajac
Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3408
Fax: (800) 477-4947

Larry Johnston
Service Coordinator
Phone: (585) 463-3354
Fax: (800) 477-4947
Marketing Department

Ron Klein
Vice President, Marketing
Phone: (585) 463-3302
Fax: (585) 785-6188
  • Bulk agricultural products
  • Fertilizers
  • Petroleum products
  • Miscellaneous chemicals
  • Vehicles (parts and ssembled)
  • Over dimension shipments

Kevin Bowser
Vice President- Marketing/
Customer Service

Phone: (814) 938-1505
Fax: (814) 938-1500

  • Coal and coke
  • Aggregates
  • Waste (hazardous and non-hazardous)
  • Miscellaneous minerals
  • Carbon materials
  • Metals (finished and scrap)

Brian Freeman
Manager of Marketing
Phone: (585) 463-3321
Fax: (585) 785-6189

Michelle M. Worden
Manager, Pricing Support
Phone: (585) 463-3307
Fax: (585) 785-6183

Industrial Development/
Property Contacts


The Buffalo & Pittsburgh and Rochester & Southern railroads maintain comprehensive inventories of available industrial properties (facilities and land) along their rights-of-way. If you are searching for rail-served industrial property in western Pennsylvania or New York, please contact either of the individuals listed below for information or click here to view available properties. We look forward to assisting you with your site search.

Ryan Fischer
Assistant Vice President, Emerging Markets
Phone: (412) 310-6322

William Gentilman
Property Manager
Phone: (814) 726-3552
Fax: (814) 723-1712

 

Tariffs

Fuel Surcharges

BPRR-9502 Fuel Surcharge mileage-based

Fuel Surcharge
Effective Date

HDF Avg. Price
Cents Per Gallon

Flat Fee

Mileage

Basis Month

10/1/2014 - 10/31/2014$3.838N/A$0.312Aug-14
9/1/2014 - 9/30/2014$3.884N/A$0.318Jul-14
8/1/2014 - 8/31/2014$3.906N/A$0.324Jun-14
7/1/2014 - 7/31/2014
 
$3.943N/A$0.3300May-14

6/1/2014 - 6/30/2014

$3.964

N/A

$0.3360

Apr-14

5/1/2014 - 5/31/2014

$4.001

N/A

$0.3420

Mar-14

4/1/2014 - 4/30/2014

$3.984

N/A

$0.3420

Feb-14

3/1/2014 - 3/31/2014

$3.893

N/A

$0.3240

Jan-14

2/1/2014 - 2/28/2014

$3.882

N/A

$0.3180

Dec-13

1/1/2014 - 1/31/2014

$3.839

N/A

$0.3120

Nov-13


BPRR-9501 Fuel Surcharge percent-based

Fuel Surcharge
Effective Date

WTI Avg. Price
Per Gallon

Flat Fee

%

Basis Month

10/1/2014 - 10/31/2014$96.08N/A2.80%Aug-14
9/1/2014 - 9/30/2014$102.39N/A5.20%Jul-14
8/1/2014 - 8/31/2014$105.15N/A6.40%Jun-14
7/1/14 - 7/31/2014
 
$101.79N/A4.80%May-14

6/1/2014 - 6/30/2014

$102.03

N/A

5.20%

Apr-14

5/1/2014 - 5/31/2014

$100.51

N/A

4.40%

Mar-14

4/1/2014 - 4/30/2014

$100.68

N/A

4.40%

Feb-14

3/1/2014 - 3/31/2014

$94.86

N/A

2.00%

Jan-14

2/1/2014 - 2/28/2014

$97.89

N/A

3.20%

Dec-13

1/1/2014 - 1/31/2014

$93.93

N/A

1.60%

Nov-13

Real Estate

ReLTEK provides real estate management services for this railroad.  Please contact ReLTEK for new application processing or inquiries on existing agreements.

Real Estate Manager

ReLTEK, LLC
6 Terri Lane
Suite 300
Burlington, NJ 08016
Phone:(814)584-1223
Website
Email: occupancies@reltekservices.com