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Adirondack Explorer

April, 2019

Four bids received for rail line to North Creek

Bidders are expected to propose freight and possible passenger excursions, maintain the tracks and infrastructure, and its connections to Canadian Pacific and points south, according to the bid request.


March, 2019

DEC requests another hold on rail line abandonment

The DEC abandonment filing noted that the state has added nearly 70,000 acres of wildlands since 2012 that either lie along or would be accessible from the line, which “could represent an unparalleled opportunity to provide public access to some of the Adirondack Park’s most beautiful wild spaces.”


February, 2019

Talks continue on purchase of Tahawus rail line

The DEC had objected to Iowa Pacific storing idled freight and tanker cars on its tracks inside the Adirondack Forest Preserve last winter. The cars were removed last spring.




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