CharlieL wrote: ↑Tue Jan 24, 2023 3:20 pm The Farmingdale tax map does not show the old track leading to where the diamond was as part of the ROW. Only the curved portion leading to the switch. And the property leading to the Southern which would be needed for the wye was never part of a ROW. That said, a wye would be to Farmingdale's advantage. It would cut rail traffic across Central Ave, Academy, and Main St. by half.It may not have been part of a ROW, but according to that onX Hunt app which is pretty reputable, the same entity that owns the FIT and SOUS, owns that weird track of land where a wye would go.
And yes, the amount of trains that would go through the busier roads in Farmingdale would be indeed reduced, unless traffic picks up on the northern part of the SOUS due to freight restrictions being lifted with the new route.