NJ - CNJ Freehold-Matawan Greenway

General discussion related to Rail Trails nationwide, including proposed rail trail routes. The official site of the Rails-To-Trails Conservancy can be found here: www.railstotrails.org.

Moderator: railtrailbiker

NJ - CNJ Freehold-Matawan Greenway

Postby Pacobell73 » Tue Mar 30, 2004 9:50 pm

How is this railtrail coming along? I know the track was removed last summer, but the rails remain in at all grade crossings. Any updates?

The website is long outdated

http://www.bicyclehub.com/heritagetrail/
"A train running once a week is better than no train at all." - Me
User avatar
Pacobell73
 
Posts: 621
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:11 am
Location: Phoenixville, PA

Monmouth Heritage Trail

Postby railtrailbiker » Wed Mar 31, 2004 9:13 pm

Additional information is available via the below link. Unfortunately however, it too is out of date.

http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/park ... _trail.asp
railtrailbiker
 
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:24 pm
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Postby Pacobell73 » Tue Dec 21, 2004 8:46 pm

How is this coming along? Any work done recently?
User avatar
Pacobell73
 
Posts: 621
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:11 am
Location: Phoenixville, PA

Postby railtrailbiker » Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:17 am

According to newspaper reports, the trail is scheduled to officially open sometime in the Spring of 2005.
railtrailbiker
 
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:24 pm
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Postby Pacobell73 » Fri Dec 24, 2004 11:58 am

Great, railtrailbiker. I tried to walk the line in January 1993, but most of it was impassible. Now, I can walk it---sorta. I lamented over this line for 11 years, praying that NJT would resurrect it. The rich NIMBYs in Marlboro put a stop to that. Now it's a trail. I guess I should be happy with something, huh? :wink:
"A train running once a week is better than no train at all." - Me
User avatar
Pacobell73
 
Posts: 621
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:11 am
Location: Phoenixville, PA

Postby railtrailbiker » Thu Dec 30, 2004 9:55 pm

Photos of the partially completed trail may be viewed here:

http://www.traillink.com/TL_Active_Page ... 9&State=NJ
railtrailbiker
 
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:24 pm
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Postby Pacobell73 » Thu Apr 21, 2005 7:08 pm

Any recent news on this trail?
User avatar
Pacobell73
 
Posts: 621
Joined: Mon Mar 15, 2004 8:11 am
Location: Phoenixville, PA

Postby railtrailbiker » Mon May 23, 2005 9:35 am

Reportedly, the official opening for 6.1 miles of the new trail segment will take place on June 4.

Ceremonies will be held at 115 Dutch Lane Road in Freehold. Not sure what the starting and ending points are for the 6.1 miles to be opened.
railtrailbiker
 
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:24 pm
Location: Bergen County, NJ

Postby railtrailbiker » Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:51 pm

The new 5-mile stretch of the Henry Hudson Trail that runs between Marlboro and Matawan opens today, though many pedestrians and cyclists have already discovered the path.

This portion of trail, which cost $1.5 million to construct, runs between Station Road in Marlboro and Church Street in Matawan.


http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/articl ... 50418/1004
railtrailbiker
 
Posts: 526
Joined: Thu Mar 11, 2004 10:24 pm
Location: Bergen County, NJ


Return to Rail Trails

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest