Complaints made about parked rail cars


CORNWALL — Rail cars parked on a siding for an extended period have prompted complaints from residents and a request for information on railroad operating procedures.

The Board of Selectmen discussed the matter at a July 6 meeting and agreed to send a letter to the Housatonic Railroad Company.

About two dozen rail cars had been parked for about two weeks on a siding south of the center of Cornwall Bridge, according to First Selectman Gordon Ridgway.

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