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Victor Hiking Trails, Inc.
Victor Hiking Trails adapts abandoned railroad right-of-ways
for hiking, biking and recreation.

For information,
visit Victor Hiking Trails.

 

Proposed Railroad Abandonment Information 

The railroad in Victor NY will be terminated (abandoned)
officially on
Monday, April 10, 2023 which will harm
Victor Insulators and their employees
.
Call Congresswoman Claudia Tenney NOW and let her know
how you feel about this action!
Office: 585.869.2060

You can also email Congresswoman Tenney's local representative at:
Allison.Barkowski@mail.house.gov
7171 Victor-Pittsford Road, Suite 210,
Victor NY 14564

P.S. Please copy the Friends of the Railroad in on any
related communications at
friendsoftherailroad@gmail.com

Examples of emails can be found lower on this page.

More information below about SENDING LETTERS IN SUPPORT OF VICTOR INSULATORS, INC.,

CLICK THE LINKS BELOW to see details about
the abandonment being proposed and the complaint filed by Victor Insulators.

This is now public information so anything in it can be shared in part or in full.
Very informative.

Link - 02-09-2023 - Notice of Intent to Partially Terminate (Abandon) Service (FD 29761)

Link - 12-27-2022 - Complaint filed with the STB by Victor, Insulators, Inc. (NOR 42176)

Search the STB database for currently related records of filings, responses and decisions
https://www.stb.gov/proceedings-actions/filings/

Docket No. FD 29761 and
Docket No. NOR 42176



Victor Insulators Inc. has legal counsel representing them on all matters
related to the above filings at the Surface Transportation Board (STB).
They have requested that those wanting to
make any comments related to
and/or in support of Victor Insulators, Inc. intended for the STB
be emailed or sent by US mail by to:


Allison E. Bartlett, Associate > abartlett@hselaw.com
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
1600 Bausch & Lomb Place
, Rochester, NY 14604-2711
O: 585.231.1302  |  F: 585.232.2152

Please include at the top of your comments:
Docket No. NOR 42176 and Docket No. FD 29761

They will compile them for use as they see fit.
Please do not file anything directly to the Surface Transportation Board.

P.S. Please copy the Friends of the Railroad in on any
related communications at
friendsoftherailroad@gmail.com

THANK YOU for your ongoing support and understanding!
The Friends of the Railroad, Inc.


General STB contact information:

Surface Transportation Board (STB)
Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs and Compliance
Rail Customer and Public Assistance Program
(202) 740-1164 (Work cell)
(202) 245-0284 (Direct)
Deputy Director: Michael H. Higgins
Email: Higgins, Michael < Michael.Higgins@stb.gov >


Recent Victor and Farmington, NY Community Survey Results
CHECK THE COMMENT SECTION FOR COMMUNITY DISCUSSION

Also CLICK HERE to see another survey showing the popularity of
Family Fun Train Excursions in Victor, NY


See below to here some comments and concerns pertaining to the topic
as expressed by some local citizens at the February 27th 2023
Victor, NY Town Board Meeting.

* The views expressed in the video may or may not represent the
official views of The Friends of The Railroad, Inc..

Another video presentation worth considering

EXAMPLE LETTERS AND OTHER HELPFUL DOCUMENTS

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE EXAMPLE


SEE BELOW FOR ANOTHER EXCELLENT EXAMPLE!


(more coming soon)

Official public position of The Friends of the Railroad, Inc. as of 03-01-2023.
"Friends of the Railroad, Victor, NY objects to the Ontario Central Railroad Corporation "Notice of Intent to Partially Terminate (Abandon) Service" near Victor, New York. Friends of the Railroad, Inc. is in favor of Victor Insulators, Inc. request to keep the railroad and rail service intact in Victor, NY."

 

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