New Brunswick Southern Railway

The Eastern Maine Railway ( EMRY ) is an American Short Line Railroad Company. It is a subsidiary of Saint John (New Brunswick ) seated New Brunswick Southern Railway ( NBSR ) and belongs to such as these JDIrving Group.


The EMRY was established in 1994 to manage the in Maine (United States) lying 169 km long section Brownsville Junction Vanceboro the NBSR. This had become necessary after the Canadian Pacific Railway had requested the closure of the route at the end of 1994. On 1 January 1995, the EMRY took over the route. Freight traffic on the route is handled by the NBSR. The range consists of two historically different parts. From Brownsville Junction to Mattawamkeag it was established in 1889 by the International Railway of Maine. The subsequent part of the track to Vanceboro existed since 1871 and was part of the network of European and North American Railway, which had also built the present NBSR Range in New Brunswick. Both line items had been sold to the Canadian Pacific.

On 19 June 2013, it acquired the portion of Madawaska to the state border at Van Buren from the Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway, and since then has performed on this section of the operation.

Track connections exist at the state border at Van Buren and in Vanceboro to the New Brunswick Southern Railway, in Mattawamkeag to the Pan Am Railways, in Madawaska and in Brownsville Junction to Maine Northern Railway, which is also a subsidiary of the New Brunswick Southern Railway, and in Brownsville Junction to Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway.

Route network

The railway company does not own trains. The freight itself is carried out by the NBSR. The following list contains the operated sections: