New Amtrak lease gives life to New York rail plans
(Source: Albany Times Union, September 15, 2012)
ALBANY, N.Y. — The first Monday in November is the target for Amtrak to take control of 100 miles of track from Poughkeepsie to Schenectady under a 25-year lease from CSX. The agreement includes the option for a 23-year extension. CSX would continue to operate freight service on the line.