The Empire State Railway, established in 1916, was an interurban railway that ran from Syracuse, New York, to Oswego, New York, a distance of 38 miles (61 km).[1] Streetcar service on the route ran until 1931 when it was abandoned in favor of buses.

Empire State Railway
LocaleSyracuse, New York, to Oswego, New York
Dates of operation1916–1931
Track gauge4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Electric Railroad Terminal - State Fair - Empire State Railroad - September 15, 1922


  1. ^ "Inventory of Abandoned Railroad Rights of Way". New York State Department of Transportation, 1974. Retrieved February 18, 2011.