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Scenic RR Board to Resume Operations at Western Maryland Station

July 28th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

More than a year after vacating the Western Maryland Railway Station in Cumberland, the Scenic Railroad board has agreed to return operations to that central location. Last June, pointing to a number of issues created by a $650,000 loss in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic, the railroad board moved operations to the Ridgeley rail yard. With a return to normalcy at hand, the train running again and a new leadership team in place, Canal Place executive director Dee Dee Ritchie announced Tuesday that an agreement has been reached that will return scenic railroad offices to the Railway Station…