Rail Trails  

The development of rail lines which have gone out of use into
bicycle trails would seem to be a good idea. Some like it, but,
as Only A  Game's Karen Given reports, some just don't want 
a trail going through their town. [June 15, 2002


Rail-trails of New England

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A comprehensive collection of detailed bus, train, & ferry schedules for New England. A special supplement summarizes the ski & bicycle policy of each carrier.

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Illinois Prairie Path

The Illinois Prairie Path is the country's first great Rail-trail, a 55-mile-long biking, hiking, jogging, equestrian, and nature trail in Cook, DuPage and Kane Counties. The trail follows the right-of-way of the former Chicago, Aurora and Elgin Railway, an electric line which carried commuters and freight between Chicago and Wheaton, and thence via four branches to the Fox River cities of Aurora, Batavia, Elgin, and Geneva.

RailServe: The Internet Railroad Directory

Over 1,200 rail-related links, search engine, forums, railfan chat rooms, and more. This directory site now includes a listing of rail-trail Web Sites!

Unrelated Pages on this Site

Hoyt's History of Wentworth, N.H. from 1760 to 1861

A personal Journal of the early history of a Northern New England Town.

Robertson Books

A listing of books about the history of the railroads and other historical subjects of Maine written and published by Edwin Robertson of Westbrook, ME.

Great Rail-Trails of the Northeast
24 Great Rail-Trails of New Jersey

The essential outdoor guide to twenty-six recreational-biking trails in New England by Craig Della Penna. Also, a similar guide that has just been published for New Jersey.

Directory of Vermont Trails, Greenways and Recreation Organizations

A complete contact listing of the trails, greenways and recreation organizations in Vermont, compiled as a joint National Park Service and the VT Trails and Greenways Council.

Sign images on this site are from the Manual of Traffic Signs by Richard C. Moeur.

Updated on June 19, 2002 by Kenyon F. Karl <Webmaster@new-england-rail-trails.org>.
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