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Princeton's Dinky rail relocation to proceed after board ruling

Posted on August 4, 2014

Princeton University, Office of Communications: Brian Wilson
Princeton University, Office of Communications: Brian Wilson
PRINCETON, N.J. — A petition proposed by two railroad passenger associations challenging New Jersey Transit’s jurisdiction over the Dinky Line at Princeton University and its surrounding buildings was denied by the Surface Transportation Board, according to The Daily Princetonian.

RELATED: Princeton arts complex proposal may save historic Dinky train

The petition was put forward by the New Jersey and National Associations of Railroad Passengers after the university decided to construct a new Dinky station south of its original location due to the Arts and Transit Project, which requires the removal of 460 feet of track. The project also involves repurposing the existing station as a café. For the full story, click here.

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