Update Archive

August, 2018

This archive is maintained purely for historical record purposes.
The information is taken from previous issues of Site Updates.
31st August, 2018
Archived August’s updates.
30th August, 2018
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, North West: Brookside Miniature Railway not currently operating.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Oregon: added entry for Clackamas Valley.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Washington: deleted entry for Tri-City, discontinuance of service sought by line owner.
29th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkansas: added entry for West Memphis Base Railroad.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; California and Nevada: added entries for ARES.
28th August, 2018
Railways, World; Angola and DR Congo: updates and amendments.
27th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia and West Virginia: added links for Winchester & Western.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: corrected entry for Elizabethtown Industrial; updated entry for BD Highspire; other updates and amendments.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, South Carolina: Fort Jackson railway believed out of use.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: East Chatanooga Belt is now Tyner Terminal; updated entries for East Tennessee and Tennessee Valley Authority.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Texas: Corpus Christi railway believed out of use.
26th August, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for events this weekend.
24th August, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Holymoorside.
23rd August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Delaware: Delmarva Cantral to take over Delaware Coast.
Well Dressings, Venues, Saddleworth: added details of proposed well dressing sites for 2018.
22nd August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Nebraska: FreightCar Rail Services is now ARS Nebraska; GBW Railcar Services to become Watco Mechanical Services.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Wisconsin: GBW Railcar Services to become Watco Mechanical Services.
Well Dressings, Calendar: confirmed blessing time for Holymoorside.
21st August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: added entry for Rock & Rail switching operation at Kelim.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Montana: added entry for Trinity Rail.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; New Jersey and New Mexico: minor updates and corrections.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, New York: Brookhaven Freight Terminal is operated by US Rail.
20th August, 2018
Well Dressings, Calendar: confirmed blessing time for Foolow.
19th August, 2018
Railways, World, Japan, Chubu: added entry for Rail Mountain Bike Gattan Go.
Railways, World, Japan, Hokkaido: added entry for Torokko Oukoku Bifuka.
Railways, World, South Korea: added entry for Samcheok Ocean Railbike.
Well Dressings: added pictures for events at Blackwell and Taddington.
17th August, 2018
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, East Midlands: updated entry for Ashover Light Railway.
Railways, Great Britain, Tourist, Wales: added entry for Anglesey Central Railway.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: added link for Huntsville-Madison County Airport.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; Arkansas and Louisiana: minor updates.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kentucky: added links for TennKen and West Tennessee.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: deleted entry for EACH, operations to be taken over by Wolf Creek; added links for South Central Tennessee, TennKen, Union City Terminal and West Tennessee.
16th August, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Barlow.
11th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Georgia: deleted entries for Fort Benning and Fort Gordon, no active rail connections.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Illinois: added entry for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kansas: deleted entries for Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley, no active rail connections.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Kentucky: deleted entry for Fort Knox, no active rail connection.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Louisiana: deleted entry for Acadiana Railway, Lula branch, reverted to Union Pacific and probably out of service.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Maryland: deleted entry for Fort Meade, no active rail connection.
10th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Massachusetts: added link for Massachusetts Central.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: added entry for East Broad Top Connecting.
Well Dressings: added pictures for event at Great Hucklow.
9th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: corrected error in previous update.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Mississippi: Grenada Railroad is now owned by International Rail Partners.
8th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkansas: updated entry for Arkansas Midland.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arizona: minor correction.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, California: updated entry for Santa Cruz Big Trees & Pacific.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Iowa: Middletown & Iowa should read Iowa & Middletown; CBEC is operated by Iowa Interstate; Greater Davenport entry duplicates entry for Savage Davenport.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Idaho: updated entries for Idaho & Sedalia and Idaho National Laboratory.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Indiana: BP Whiting is switched by Savage Services; updated entry for C&NC.
7th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: added entry for Denver & Rio Grande; amended entry for San Luis & Rio Grande.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: added entries for Allentown & Auburn, Eastern Berks Gateway and Stewartstown Railroad; added link for Elizabethtown Industrial.
Railways, World, USA, Tourist, Pennsylvania: amended entries for Allentown & Auburn, Colebrookdale and Stewartstown Railroad.
6th August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Arkansas: added links for Camden & Southern, Dardanelle & Russellville, North Lousiana & Arkansas and Ouachita.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines; Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee: minor update to entries for EACH.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Colorado: deleted entry for Keenesburg Direct, no longer operating.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Iowa: deleted entry for Iowa Northwestern, no longer operating.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Louisiana: added link for North Lousiana & Arkansas.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Mississippi: Port of Rosedale railroad is Great River Railroad.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Pennsylvania: added entry for Columbia & Reading.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Wisconsin: added entries for Domtar and Verso.
5th August, 2018
Well Dressings: added pictures for events this weekend.
4th August, 2018
Railways, World, Thailand: added details of proposed Den Chai to Chiang Khong line.
3rd August, 2018
Railways, World, Canada, Manitoba: updated entry for Central Manitoba.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Alabama: deleted entry for Heart of Georgia, no longer operating in Alabama; other updates and amendments.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Georgia: updated entries for Georgia Southern and Heart of Georgia.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Iowa: added entry for Middletown & Iowa.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Tennessee: added entry for Wolf Creek.
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Wisconsin: added entries for Badger Mining, Husky Energy, Smart Sand and We Energies.
2nd August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, California: completed updates for change from Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay to St Paul & Pacific.
1st August, 2018
Railways, World, USA, Short Lines, Wisconsin: added entry for Ardent Mills, Flambeau River Papers, Gavilon Grain, GBW Railcar Services, Railserve and Wisconsin Public Service.
Archived July’s updates.

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