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Saluda Grade to reopen?

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Posted by mudchicken on Friday, March 17, 2023 3:35 PM

Nothing has been filed with the STB... yet.

Hope this trails group is "with-it", can prove it is a responsible party and has financial integrity.

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Posted by tree68 on Friday, March 17, 2023 3:39 PM

Backshop
Uh, they were making a joke about Saluda after it becomes a bike trail...

You know, those old wheel generator driven headlights...

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Posted by Backshop on Friday, March 17, 2023 5:28 PM

I had one of those on my Schwinn Stingray when I was a kid...50+ years ago.  Damn, I'm old!Crying

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Saturday, March 18, 2023 3:02 AM

Ulrich

I'm no expert, but terminal outgassing sounds like something to avoided..

 

Time for  you to edit your title.!!!

 

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Posted by kgbw49 on Saturday, March 18, 2023 2:01 PM

Technically it will reopen. As a trail.

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Posted by railfanjohn on Saturday, April 29, 2023 4:45 PM
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Posted by mudchicken on Saturday, April 29, 2023 7:23 PM

Isn't going to happen anytime soon - NS has yet to file anything on the Saluda abandonment this year....Something else going on in the background?

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Posted by dubch87 on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 9:54 AM

They have only agreed to sell. The non-profits are still raising the public and private funds needed for the undisclosed purchase amount. NS will abandon after the check clears.

   

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