The Transylvania Times -

By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

EDAB Wants To Keep Railway – Brevard NC


Efforts to maintain the railway line between Transylvania and Henderson counties should continue until it’s shown it can’t be used, according to the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB).

The EDAB approved a motion supporting Transylvania commissioners’ current stance during its regular monthly meeting Thursday.

The board made the motion after a presentation by members of the nonprofit Friends of the Ecusta Trail (FOET), the group formed in 2009 that advocates turning the railway line into a bike/hike path.

Norfolk Southern Railroad currently owns the 18.5-mile railway line...

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