After Iowa Pacific in New York State: Bids requested on rail line to North Creek

By Michael Virtanen, Adirondack Explorer; April 8, 2019

Warren County and the Town of Corinth have requested bids by April 18 for the 40-mile rail line that runs from Saratoga to North Creek in the southern Adirondacks, where tourist trains stopped running last year.

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. One cited objective is recognition of the tourism potential — for example rail bikes, snowmobiling and trails — on the local economy.

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