Douglas John Bowen wrote:
One final caution: To NJ-ARP's best knowledge, Cape May Seashore Lines itself has not announced, not committed to, a reopening date for either of its passenger segments on the Cape May Branch. The information as reported by Chuchubob may be accurate, but it comes from a source other than the railroad operator.
WHile the press release Bob provided the link to is not from CMSL itself, no one better than Tony Macrie qualifies as "the railroad operator" He personally announced it at a Public Event. In addition there are signs on the CMSL buildings announcing resumption of Tuckahoe/Richland service July 22nd...
TO: All Media
FROM: Mayor Chuck Chiarello
DATE: July 5, 2006
RE: Richland Train Service to Return
Regular excursion train service between Richland and Tuckahoe will return on Saturday July 22nd. Tony Macrie, President of the Cape May Seashore Lines made the special announcement on Sunday July 2nd to a large crowd gathered for the Buena Vista Township Independence Day Celebration.
“We have had hundreds and hundreds of requests and we are thrilled to have the train back on the track” said Mayor Chuck Chiarello.
Schedules and train information will be posted by the end of this week on Buena Vista Township’s website www.buenavistatownship.org
. The Cape May Seashore Lines also has a new website www.capemayseashorelines.org
. The Richland Village Project is growing by leaps and bounds once the train begins on Saturday, July 22nd it will run every Saturday till the end of the year.