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Federal Railroad Administration says CSX does not own West Side bridges

August 3rd, 2018 by WCBC Radio

In a letter obtained by WCBC News, the Federal Railroad Administration states that the  Westside bridges in Cumberland are not owned by CSX Transportation and therefore the company is not responsible for maintenance. Ownership of the bridges has been a major point of contention between the city and CSX for many years now. On Thursday the two sides met and are making strides toward a solution. Mayor Brian Grim discussed the latest with CSX, including the ownership question when he appeared on WCBC's "Dave Norman Show" Friday morning…

 

2 Responses to “Federal Railroad Administration says CSX does not own West Side bridges”

  1. August 03, 2018 at 11:19 am, Steve said:

    The Federal Railroad Administration was not created until 1966. These bridges pre date the agency and likely their records.

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  2. August 03, 2018 at 1:24 pm, Jon said:

    What will it cost to build 3 new bridges. That would be a good plan

    Reply

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