Sale of the assets of Youngstown & Southern Railroad, the short line that runs from Youngstown to Darlington, Pa., to Mule Sidetracks LLC is complete, the Columbiana County Port Authority announced on Feb. 13.
Mule Sidetracks, an affiliate of Denver-based MarkWest Energy Partners LP, paid the port authority $3 million to complete the deal.
Mule Sidetracks assumes are all ties, ballast, rails and rights of way of the 36.8-mile railroad. It will continue rail service on the line.
The preliminary deal was reported earlier.
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