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Feds reject railroad lawsuit threatening the Eastside Trail, Kirkland section opens soon

The case for freight rail service as a reason to stop to the Cross Kirkland Corridor Trail (one part of the Eastside Rail Corridor) always seemed rather weak. But since it would be decided by a Federal agency and laws … Continue reading

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Ballard Terminal Railroad sues to delay Kirkland trail project

The Ballard Terminal Railroad has filed a Federal lawsuit to stop the City of Kirkland from tearing out unused rail tracks on a segment of the Eastside Rail Corridor through the city. Kirkland recently purchased the segment with the intent … Continue reading

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Times: Kirkland rail corridor plans aim high

The City of Kirkland has some big hopes for the 5.75 miles of Eastside Rail Corridor it is on the verge of purchasing from the Port of Seattle (see our previous story). The Seattle Times reports that City Manager Kurt … Continue reading

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