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Scenic Railroad Ridership, Revenue Seeing Dip This Year

October 6th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Ridership is down this year for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad and that means revenues are down as well. During a recent meeting of the railroad’s board of directors, indications were that a ticket increase could be implemented in January when the fully restored steam engine is ready to roll in an effort to generate some funds. But apparently there are also plans to approach the state about additional funding for the financially struggling entity. That is a point of concern for Delegate Jason Buckel…


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