Take It From Tilly: Some People Have Always Been Clueless On Public Transportation
Washington Post columnist John Kelly writes about a vintage Capital Transit film from World War II and "Home Front Streetcars" a program presented by National Capital Trolley Museum.
Source: The Washington Post, Washington, DC, US
Posted on May 25, 2017 by Wesley Paulson
Shandaken Planners Again Delay Decision On Catskill Mountain Railroad Train Storage
On May 10, the Shandaken planning board considered the long-awaited letter from town attorney Richard J. Olson regarding granting of a permit to Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) for storage of trains on its Phoenicia property.
Source: Ulster Publishing, Kingston, New York, USA
Posted on May 23, 2017 by Ernest Hunt
Ulster County Tourism Caboose Removed From Its Longtime Home Near Thruway Exit 19 In Town Of Ulster
The familiar red [ex-NYC wooden] caboose used as an Ulster County tourism information center was removed from its longtime home on Washington Avenue midday Friday to make room for a shopping plaza planned for the site.
Source: Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York, USA
Posted on May 20, 2017 by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
DEC Moves Ahead With Adirondack Rail Trail Despite Pending Lawsuit
NYSDEC moves ahead with rail trail plans in the Adirondack Mountains.
Source: Observer-Dispatch, Utica, New York, USA
Posted on May 11, 2017 by Ken May
Operation Deal Finalized Between Texas State Railroad And The Western Group
The Western Group will now run operations on the historic train that covers a 25-mile long track between Rusk and Palestine.
Source: KTRE, Lufkin, TX, USA
Posted on May 5, 2017 by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
No Tourist Trains Or People-Powered Cars For Phoenicia
Rail excursions from Phoenicia to Boiceville are officially “paused” according to Chris White, deputy director of the Ulster County planning department, leaving the county without a major tourist attraction as it enters the upcoming summer season and up to 22 locals without anticipated jobs.
Source: The Catskill Mountain News, Arkville, New York, USA
Posted on April 29, 2017 by Ernest Hunt