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SystemsConsciousness wrote:Are there tracks north of New Milford? How far do they go?You clearly have done your research, sir! Hey don't worry, I did a Google search for "connecticut rail map" and got you this:
DutchRailnut wrote:Super 7 north of Brookfield has been apropriated by Gov Rell and construction will start in spring.Touche. I was of course referencing the stillborn Super 7 between Norwalk and Danbury! But the Brookfield Extension will be nice as well.
Erie-Lackawanna wrote:As for stations, the West Cornwall station is still there, and occupied by a nice couple who graciously let us overrun their house with about 350 foaming railfans about 3 years ago. Cornwall Bridge is also still there; it's also a private residence.JimOk, ok, I promise next time to take my rabies pills before leaving the house and wipe my mouth!
Sarge wrote:Seriously, it's beautiful country up there. I wish the DRM would run excursion trips up that way like the Naugy does above Waterbury.No one is debating the beauty of the line and I would also like to see more regular excursions, but Dutch pointed out the reasons there are none. Let's stick to Metro-North and the plausible extension to New Milford. Please.
DutchRailnut wrote:it would take about $50 000 per year or more to keep it in good repair and within date for airbrakes and Cab signal. and that would be a low figure. now lets go back to Metro North and goofy plansLOL. Back to New Milford and the Danbury branch, you mentioned cab signals. I thought Danbury branch was manual block? If I understand that term correctly, that is. Or are you just referring to the portion where Danbury branch hits the main line at South Norwalk?