Michigan Southern Railroad (1989)

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Michigan Southern Railroad
Reporting markMSO
LocaleSouthern Michigan
Dates of operation1989–Present
PredecessorConrail
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length17.09 miles
HeadquartersPeoria, Illinois
Websitehttp://www.pioneer-railcorp.com/mso.html

The Michigan Southern Railroad (reporting mark MSO), owned by Pioneer Railcorp, operates a portion of the former Michigan Southern Railroad (1846-1855) between White Pigeon and Sturgis, Michigan, United States. At White Pigeon, the line connects with the Grand Elk. Until 2012, the line connected with the Indiana Northeastern Railroad in Sturgis, when Indiana Northeastern abandoned a portion of their line between Batavia and Sturgis. The main commodities hauled on the line include scrap, paper, coal, lumber, sand, and soybean oil.