DutchRailnut wrote:U S Rail to build three-mile Long Island lineI could be wrong but with the way things move on Long Island this should start sometime in the next century . I can already hear the NIMBYS screaming....
Friday, September 10, 2010
In a decision released Friday, the Surface Transportation Board authorized U S Rail Corp. to build and operate a three-mile line in Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y., that will connect with the Long Island Rail Road, over which the New York & Atlantic provides freight service. The agency said the approval is subject to environmental mitigationconditions.
http://www.railwayage.com/breaking-news ... sland.html
Full details at:
http://www.stb.dot.gov/decisions/Readin ... /40894.pdf
railfaned wrote:Todays Newsday reports that yesterday was the official ground-breaking for the project. The 22 million dollar project is to be done by next spring. It is a 3.4 mile spur.$22M for a 3.4 mile spur? I'm in the wrong business. JS