NECR: Renews West Lebanon Lease with NHDOT

NECR KEEPS CONTROL OF NH STATE-OWNED INDUSTRIAL TRACK OFF VRS WRJ

NECR: Renews West Lebanon Lease with NHDOT

01.February, West Lebanon, NH — New England Central (Genesee & Wyoming) will continue to deliver propane, cement, and salt into West Lebanon via the Northern Railroad Line, based on a 10-year lease renewal by the NH Department of Transportation, which owns the line. The West Lebanon property, part of the Claremont Concord Railroad (CCR) until […]

SLA: New Ownership for Gorham NH Paper Mill

HIGH-PERFORMANCE TISSUE PLANT WILL CONTINUE 130-YEAR PAPER-MAKING LEGACY. NO WORD ON REVIVING RAIL SERVICE.

SLA: New Ownership for Gorham NH Paper Mill

05.January, Gorham NH – Gorham Paper and Tissue was acquired by Behrens Investment Group. In addition to the $8.75 million cash purchase price, the new owner also assumed ~$9.8 million in loan debt and local tax liabilities. The facility will now be known as White Mountain Paper Company.   GPT, under the ownership of Patriarch […]

MBRX/PAR: Trail-Alongside-Rail proposed for Hillsborough Branch

NASHUA NH PLANNING COMMISSION PROPOSES 16-MILE RAIL-AND-TRAIL PAIRING ALONG PAR HILLSBOROUGH LINE

MBRX/PAR: Trail-Alongside-Rail proposed for Hillsborough Branch

03.December, Nashua NH – The Nashua Regional Planning Commission is proposing to construct a lengthy pedestrian trail alongside the Hillsborough Branch line. The line is owned by Pan Am Railways between MP 0.0 to MP 16.36. From that point westward to Bennington, the line is owned by the State of New Hampshire. Milford – Bennington […]

FRA awards $32 million CRISI grants to northeast rails

FRA awards $32 million CRISI grants to northeast rails

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has selected 50 projects in 29 states to receive competitive grant funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Program.  The projects selected include a wide variety of railroad investments that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of freight and […]

PAR/CSX: First Merrimack Station Coal Arrives

Eighty Loads of Coal Delivered without Incident at Merrimack Station. First of a Dozen or More Unit Trains Expected Through December to Replenish Stock for Venerable Peaking Plant. CSX Routing Nearly All the Way.

PAR/CSX: First Merrimack Station Coal Arrives

29 November, Bow NH – Loaded with coal dug from one or more operational mines along the Monongahela, Loveridge Secondary, or Fairmont Subdivision lines on the Monongahela lines on the PA/WV border, CSX N618-27 was identified on mid-morning, 27.November heading east out of Willard OH yard, bound for Bow NH via Buffalo, Selkirk and Worcester. The Willard location […]