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Re: My Route Suggestion of the Old Abandoned LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch

Posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Tue Jul 25 20:48:49 2006, in response to Re: My Route Suggestion of the Old Abandoned LIRR Rockaway Beach Branch, posted by Fred G on Tue Jul 25 20:44:52 2006.

Yes, however, there was a two track line on enbankment there, and there is the typical slope on either side that an enbankment line would require. It's not like it's two tracks just running between buildings on the surface would be, like the Whitestone line was, or think of the width of the Bushwick branch which while it's only one track, was a two track ROW I believe....but again, completely on the surface and unimproved unlike the Rockaway line was. They must have widened the ROW when the line was grade separated.

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