Looking for information on the W Trenton-Bound Brook trackage, the particular question being was it 4 track main the whole way, or were there sections of 2 track main. Any links or info is much appreciated!
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kp5308 wrote:Thursday 1/17, opened up the mailbox to find the latest edition of <i> The Bee Line</i> containing the answer in the Seven O Klocker's Klub article. Amazing!I thought the four track ROW only went as far south on the PA side as Neshaminy where it split between the passenger main and the NY Short Line. There are pictures in the book "Rails Along The Schuykill" showing only two tracks at West Trenton in 1930 and another showing four tracks at Parkland in 1934 (between Neshaminy and Langhorne). I know that the current West Trenton line was never four tracks below Neshaminy, nor was the main from Jenkitown to Wayne Junction as there's no way four tracks could have squeezed through the rock cuts at Elkins Park and Oak Lane.
FYI the Raritan River crossing, & the Delaware River crossing were never 4 track. The rest of the route between Philly & the CNJ was,