IDA grant application seeks to revitalize Chenango railroad

NORWICH – The County of Chenango Industrial Development Agency has submitted an application to the New York State Department of Transportation for $4.7 million to revitalize the Utica Main Line railroad.

The grant would cover 90 percent of the cost to repair sections of the line that were damaged by floods in June 2006, and to replace deficient cross-ties identified along the length of the line. The Utica Main Line’s operator, Cooperstown-based New York Susquehanna and Western Railroad (NYS&W), would be responsible for 10 percent, or nearly $525,000 of the total project cost.

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