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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad leases George’s Creek rail lines

January 18, 2024

Officials with the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad announced Monday they have leased rail lines along Georges Creek with plans to boost tourism and freight service opportunities in the area. State Sen. Mike McKay, chairman of the scenic railroad board, and Wes Heinz, CEO, said a 36-month lease has been signed to revive dormant lines extending from Shaft — located near Interstate 68 — south 13.5 miles to Westernport.

Article Source: Cumberland Times-News

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