A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

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A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:28 pm

http://www.progressiverailroading.com/s ... 2F2%2F2017

Arcade & Attica Railroad Corp., Wyoming County: $1.3 million to rehabilitate a bridge and 6 miles of track to accommodate heavier rail cars.
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby joesbag » Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:53 am

This is GREAT news! They can lift the Curriers to North Java portion out of the mud and possibly in the future have special excursions to N. Java again?
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:49 am

^Yes!

Supposedly work will begin in 2018.

I was hoping for this year.
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:39 pm

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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby joesbag » Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:22 pm

Thanks for posting bigham!
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:29 am

The A&A has been brushcutting from Curriers to North Java.

Track rehab will begin next year on this section.

They're really opened up the right of way. I'll take some pictures soon.
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby mkirsch » Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:03 pm

You mean eventually I'll be able to go to Smokey's and not see "squiggletrack?"
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:22 am

The contractor has begun preparations for this rehab.
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby joesbag » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:06 pm

I was just thinking about this today wondering when they might begin. Great News!
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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby thebigham » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:48 am

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Re: A&A Receives New York State Rail Grant

Postby mkirsch » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:20 am

Any word on exactly what type of work will be performed? Obviously new ties, but will rails be replaced? Any grade work, such as along the swamp?
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