Aug 11, 2011

Groups speak out about possible abandonment of Stewartstown Railroad

(YDR) Preservation Pennsylvania wants a federal board to halt abandonment proceedings for 180 days so it can examine the historical significance of the right-of-way of the Stewartstown Railroad.
The York County Planning Commission says the abandonment of the railroad would be short-sighted and run counter to the state Department of Transportation's rail plan.
Hopewell Township supervisors want to join in the York County Rail Trail Authority's earlier request to use the corridor as a trail. Continued

Photo: Stewartstown Railroad Bridge, Stewartstown Railroad, spanning Valley Road, Stewartstown, York, PA (Library of Congress).