• Madison Branch

  • Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.

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  by markhb
 
According to the comments on this article, the abandonment went through the STB without a single negative comment. The Madison Branch is officially done for.; let the brawling between the XC skiers and snowmobile clubs commence!

Abandoned rail line to be converted into 32-mile recreational trail through central Maine
  by CPF66
 
Its sad to see one of the more unique branches get turned into a dirt path. But on the flip side, should the new insulation company ship outbound cars, they could always transload at NEPW in Fairfield on the Hinkley Branch.