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Rail Service Serving Williamsport, PA?

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Posted 26 August 2017 - 03:47 PM

Was there ever rail service serving Williamsport, PA? I'm curious considering this week is the week of the Little League World Series. It would be interesting to have a route through the I-80 corridor between Chicago and New York going around Williamsport and the Pocono Mountains. Distance wise it would be shorter than the LSL or a dream BL although there would be almost no one living between Cleveland and New York (although when has that ever stopped Amtrak before?)

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 09:00 AM

Was there ever rail service serving Williamsport, PA?......

Yes....the Buffalo Day Express between Harrisburg and Buffalo lasted right up until Amtrak Day May 1/71

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