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Old 10-21-2010, 08:37 PM   #1
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Default Chicago Terminal Railroad - Current Status?

Hi everyone,
I was wondering if Mike or anyone else had some current info on the Chicago Terminal RR. Im going to Chicago Thanksgiving week, and though I know I dont have much chance of getting them in action I figured I may as well ask since im fascinated by this little operation. With the way things are headed im afraid it will go the way of the CIRY within a few years. I read that the City of Chicago was able to get the STB to approve adverse abandonment of the Lakewood and Kingsbury lines, which is a real shame, that was some interesting trackage, though it wasn't likely that anything was going to run on them again.
If anyone knows their operating schedule, I would be interested to know, I plan on calling their yard office that week before I leave, if nothing else if I have a totally useless cloudy day I may just go walk the ROW of the Kinsbury and Lakewood lines so I can see them before they get pulled up.
If anyone has some info please share.
Thanks

-Nikos
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