Juniata Terminal

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The Juniata Terminal Company ( AAR reporting as mark: JTFS) is a shunting - Railway Company in Philadelphia in the United States .

Since 1987, the company has operated the approximately two-kilometer-long route network of the former Philadelphia Terminal of the Pennsylvania Railroad to supply a plant for the repair of passenger cars and loading ramps for wire rolls and bales of paper. Today the company offers the maintenance and repair of locomotives and passenger coaches as well as the rental of locomotives. There is a connection to the Northeast corridor of Amtrak and for Conrail shared assets operation . The main owner of the Juniata Terminal Company is Bennett Levin.

The company currently owns three EMD E8 A locomotives . Two of them were used in Conrail's special train for years. They received their original Pennsylvania Railroad livery in 2000/2001. The locomotives and the associated passenger coaches have been available for special trains ever since. The train was used by Prince Charles when he visited the United States in 2007 . The Juniata Terminal also has three EMD SW1500s for shunting work.


  • Edward A. Lewis: American Shortline Railway Guide . 5th edition. Kalmbach Publishing Co., Waukesha, WI 1996, ISBN 0-89024-290-9 .
  • James W. Kerr: The Official Locomotive Roster & News Edition 2006 . DPA-LTA Enterprises Inc., St. David's, ON 2006, ISBN 0-919295-43-6 .

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