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NYS Announces Rail Grants
 
« on: Jun 8th, 2016, 6:09pm »
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Short line recipients include:
Batten Batten Kill Railroad Co. Inc., $1.3 million to rehabilitate rail exiting line in Washington County;
Depew, Lancaster & Western Railroad, $930,120 to construct an extension to an existing warehouse;
Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad, $750,000 to replace the Genesee River railroad bridge;  
Mohawk, Adirondack and Northern Railroad Corp., $895,200 to upgrade and rehabilitate Rome industrial track;
Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority, $1.1 million to rehabilitate the New York and Ogdensburg Railway Raquette River bridge;
New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway, $1.4 million for construction of a rail terminal in Binghamton;
Tioga County Industrial Development Agency, $295,200 to expand the capacity of a rail-to-truck transload facility at the Waverly Trade Center;
Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany and Steuben South Tier Extension Railroad Authority, $1.6 million to install and repair five concrete bridge structures;
Erie County Industrial Development Agency, $2.0 million to complete a tie replacement and ballast project that will help to upgrade mainline track connecting businesses; and
New York & Lake Erie Railroad, $732,768 for rail line rehabilitation between South Dayton and Cherry Creek.
 
Get the whole story here: http://www.progressiverailroading.com/passenger_rail/news/New-York-State-awards-163-million-in-grants-to-upgrade-rail-infrastructure--48494


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Re: NYS Announces Rail Grants
 
« Reply #1 on: Jun 13th, 2016, 12:35pm »
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Which bridge would that be?

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« Reply #2 on: Jun 15th, 2016, 1:46am »
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I could be wrong about this, but I seem to remember reading that Salamanca and the WNYP have been negotiating with tribal officials about the replacement of the mainline bridge downtown, as well as the removal of unneeded spans.

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