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RUTLAND | Following a one-day trial, a Rutland jury convicted Eric Bryan, 39, of Rutland, of attempted burglary and unlawful mischief for his role in the Jan. 15, 2017, attempt to break into a Vermont Railways System’s building... Read more

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RUTLAND | Governor Phil Scott announced last week that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has been awarded a $20 million federal taxpayers grant to upgrade 31 rail bridges along the Vermont Railway... Read more

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According to Jim Gish, community liaison for  Middlebury’s multi-year downtown bridge and rail project, construction work for 2018 gets underway this week with... Read more

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SHELBURNE | When it comes to controlling road-salt shipments via rail, along with purported threats to the local environment, Shelburne town officials lost their fight against Vermont Railway last week. Read more

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Since the 19th century, Vermont’s history has been intimately linked to railroads. Read more


FERRISBURGH — Vermont Rail System (VRS) reported that track and bed work is underway at the Ferrisburgh rail crossing, across U.S. Route 7, adjacent to the solar farm at the Vergennes city limits. Read more

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