Latest News for: Vermont freight


This is a list of Portland’s most imperiled historic places

Bangor Daily News 22 Nov 2021
Greater Portland Landmarks revealed its sixth list Thursday night during an annual meeting ... For almost 100 years its engines and cars rolled west through New Hampshire and Vermont. Passenger service on the scenic run ended in 1958, and freight trains stopped rolling after Guilford Transportation (now Pan Am Railways) acquired it in the 1980s ... ....

Learn about Vergennes truck bypass on Nov. 4

Addison County Independent 04 Nov 2021
VERGENNES — In advance of a major public forum set for the evening of Nov ... 25 meeting ... Looking at the burden the city faces of handling the through truck traffic and “protecting the economic vitality of downtown Vergennes.” Maintaining freight service in Vermont while “thinking of its connection of land use” and considering “land use vision.” ... 4 ... ....

There’s amazon prime, and then there’s shipping by schooner

Indian Express 14 Sep 2021
The Vermont Sail Freight project raised $13,000 on Kickstarter in 2013 for its first cargo expedition but folded two years later, lacking sufficient funds ... In Europe, some climate-aware sail freight operators have managed to stay afloat for more than a decade.

A Hudson River merchant sailing ship is bringing goods to Red Hook again after 100 years

Democratic Underground 21 May 2021
Merrett was first inspired by the Vermont Sail Freight Project, which sailed down the Hudson River in 2013 and 2014, loaded with fresh Vermont farm goods, demonstrating the potential for river cargo. These efforts tie in with the growing international sail freight movement, committed to developing carbon neutral shipping.

Group raising money to help preserve Vermont train station

Times Argus 14 Mar 2021
(AP) — The 130-year-old former train station in the northern Vermont town of Enosburg Falls is getting a facelift. The building that once served as a freight and passenger line depot needs a new shingle roof and ...

Vermont Rail Plan Update

Rutland Herald 04 Feb 2021
NOTICE OF DRAFT PLAN FOR REVIEW VERMONT RAIL PLAN UPDATE ... The Rail Plan will guide development of Vermont’s intercity passenger rail and freight rail system over the next 20 years.

Rondout Riverport 2040: Part 1

Resilience 26 Jan 2021
That, to me, is the most depressing future imaginable.” – Erik Andrus [17] Founder the Vermont Sail Freight Project [18] ... Andrus, Erik, ‘Sailing like Stink’ The Vermont Sail Freight Project https.//, 12 June 2014 de Grailly, ...

Living with the enemy

Brattleboro Reformer 15 Jan 2021
Growing up in Vermont in the 1950s and ’60s there were a few things we never saw ... You could say the same for those big turkey buzzards that cruise above the interstate ... The first time I ever saw a moose was when a Central Vermont freight train hit one near an overpass in Sharon, Vermont in maybe 1969 ... Kevin’s pony was dwarfed by the moose ... ....

State to hold virtual meeting on freight, rail plans

Brattleboro Reformer 29 Sep 2020
... transload facilities, rail bridges that will not carry the new standard freight rail car weight, and Vermont's rail connections to the rest of North America ... More information on freight and rail plans is at and

Agency of Transportation to hold virtual town hall meeting on Vt.'s freight and rail plans

Bennington Banner 24 Sep 2020
... that will not carry the new standard freight rail car weight, and Vermont's rail connections to the rest of North America ... For more information about the state's freight and rail plans, visit https.// or https.//

Notice of Public Meeting

Rutland Herald 17 Sep 2020
The Rail Plan will guide development of Vermont’s intercity passenger rail and freight rail system over the next 20 years. The coordinated Freight Plan update will guide development of the multimodal freight system.

Railroad upgrade nearing completion

Times Argus 22 Jul 2020
MONTPELIER — The freight trains are running behind schedule because of delays associated with material availability, but Vermont Rail Systems’ rehabilitation of a long-dormant railroad right of way is back on track and a key crossing is being completed this week ... freight trains.

When song lyrics mention Tampa Bay, what are we really singing about?

Tampa Bay Times 10 Jun 2020
Tulsa ... Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains, ‘Tampa Bay Song’ ... Cult folk-punk recluse Pat the Bunny (nee Schneeweis) has released music under a number of names, including the nihilist acoustic project Johnny Hobo and the Freight Trains. Whether the Vermont native ever lived in Florida isn’t immediately clear (although he did allude to a “neighbor in St.

INSIGHTS | Higher education is once again Colorado’s stepchild

Colorado Politics 28 May 2020
For such an educated populace and economic landscape that teems with technology, Colorado sure has a strange way of showing its love for higher education ... INSIGHTS ... Vermont ($148), Pennsylvania ($143) and New Hampshire ($93). Who’s paying the freight in good times and bad? Momma, poppa and lenders who saddle students with astronomical debt ... ....

Alvin Davis

The Keene Sentinel 22 Apr 2020
Alvin Davis. AlvinAl” Davis, 90, of West Chesterfield, passed away peacefully April 15, 2020, with his family by his side ... He attended the two-room schoolhouse in West Chesterfield and spent several years working in town cemeteries as a youngster ... He held jobs in Vermont at Railway Express, Quinn Freight Lines and was plant manager at Arnoldware ... .