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jerkass
08-14-2004, 11:41 PM
j\w wondering if anyone one could tell me if they still run trains on the old conrail lines, i believe? that run north and south along the susquehana in maryland and who runs them and where they go and what there used for or anything

AEM7NATE
08-16-2004, 12:12 AM
Might you refer to the Port Road, which streches from Columbia to Perryville MD along the river?

if so, yes. The line sees decent traffic, though 90% is nocturnal. It's NS's line. There is also a few that divert to the NS Columbia line to Dillerville yd in Lancaster.

I live in this area and follow the traffic often. You local? Just be careful, NS is NS and they don't hesitate to run you in. :roll:

Regards,

NM

jerkass
08-19-2004, 12:03 AM
i live about 20 - 30 minutes away but i drive by there often i've noticed the signals on but have never seen a train. do you know of any good areas to watch them off of rt. 40?