News Wire: NY judge sides with railroad in trail case

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:36 AM

MALONE, N.Y. — A New York Supreme Court judge is siding with the Adirondack Scenic Railroad in a ruling in favor of the group’s lawsuit opposing the state’s plan to remove 34 miles of track between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake, N.Y. ...

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2017/09/28-adirondack

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, September 28, 2017 8:52 AM

Great news!

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:51 AM

Wonderful!  That judge did the right thing because who knows?  The time may come when the state of New York may be VERY glad those 34 miles of track are in place and ready to use.

Can you imagine the cost to replace it say, 10 or 20 years from now when the state says "Oops!  We made a mistake on that one!"

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Posted by Atlantic and Hibernia on Friday, October 13, 2017 10:15 AM
If Lake Placid wants to host a third Winter Olympics, they are going to need that track. Most observers do not think another Olympics would be practical but the people in the Adirondacks are a pretty stubborn bunch kevin

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