Talks Underway To Turn Old Rail Line Into Trail

King County and the BNSF Railway in Seattle have begun negotiations to build 47-mile 'super-trail' over existing rail line.

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May 18, 2005, 12:00 PM PDT

By Brenda Meyer


"The new trail, besides being a potential boon for recreationists, would almost certainly attract tourists, county planners say. The corridor would connect with the Sammamish River Trail, which in turn links to the Burke-Gilman. It would also tie into the Centennial Trail, which now runs from Snohomish to Arlington.When the trails are complete, an uninterrupted route could be possible from Renton to Skagit County."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Tuesday, May 17, 2005 in The Seattle Times

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