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Re: PC: Re: PC Mt. Kisco station sign
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC Mt. Kisco station sign
- From: nhlives@xxxxxxxxxxx (Josh Weis)
- Date: Sun, 21 Jun 1998 10:41:40 -0400 (EDT)
>Does anyone in the New York area know if PC ever had station signs like the
>Mount Kisco one at any of the commuter stations such as those at the old PRR,
>NYC, or NH commuter stations they used? I know that there is one at
>Pleasantville, NY two stops and about 8 miles south of Mt. Kisco on the old
>PC, NYC Harlem Line.
I'll go check it out, and try to get some pictures, and scan them if I can.
BTW: Your info on the building of the overpass, and sinking the tracks into the cut is perfect. :-)
>BTW, is anyone familier with Bronxville, NY? The old PC tracks that go
>through there were once 3 tracks but now only 2. The Metro-North RR wants to
>re-install the third track. However the rich NIMBY's in yuppie filled
>Bronxville don't want it. Does anyone remember seeing the three tracks going
>through Bronxville, NY?
Metro North WILL be going through with the "mid-harlem triple track", which will run the third track currently in existence at Fleetwood north and just north of Fleetwood implement a new set of switches (CP-115?), and then extend the third track up the existing right of way, joining it with the existing "middle" track at Crestwood. MN was looking into extending the third track to the CP just south of Scarsdale, but it'l never happen north of Crestwood. The EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) said no way to the third track north of Crestwood, because of wildlife and park land.
I'll go to Mt Kisco this Wed., and Pleasantville tonight. I live seven minutes from Plea., and twelve minutes from MtK.
Danbury Railway Museum:
These opinion are MINE and I dont care if you (Jaap) like them.
The views/opinions expressed above do not reflect those of Danbury Railway Museum.
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