Bangor Daily News wrote:HERMON, Maine — Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway announced a tentative deal Tuesday to sell 25 miles of railroad tracks and effectively end a long-running dispute by allowing another shipper access to a Madawaska paper mill.Link http://bangordailynews.com/2011/12/06/b ... aska-mill/
If the Federal Rail Administration and Maine Department of Transportation approve, J.D. Irving subsidiary Eastern Maine Railway will purchase the Madawaska-Van Buren-St. Leonard railroad line for an undisclosed amount. The governmental agencies have liens on the property. The sale could be completed next month, said Robert C. Grindrod, MM&A’s president and CEO.
First Posted on the GRS yahoo group, wanted to share here.
Would mean MMA would be completely removed from the County...quite a change in 2 short years...