Tag: Eastside Rail Corridor

Panel approves trail and rail report for Eastside Rail Corridor

If you’re wondering about the status of that abandoned railroad line stretching between Renton and Snohomish County, it’s as clear as the yellow signs that have been posted alongside the tracks in parts of King County:

“This portion of the Eastside Rail Corridor (ERC) is now under the ownership of King County. The ERC is …

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Open house for trails and transit on Eastside Rail Corridor is March 30

Rail-to-trail enthusiasts might enjoy an open house and tour on the Eastside Rail Corridor coming up in Renton on March 30.

King County government officials want to call attention to the acquisition of nearly 20 miles of the abandoned BNSF right-of-way, part of the corridor that runs between Renton and the King County line. Redmond, Kirkland and Sound Transit own other parts of the old railroad corridor.

The open house is scheduled from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Seahawks Headquarters and Training Facility at 12 Seahawks Way, Renton. To get there …

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