Milton Train Station Project Approved
The go ahead has been given to finish the Milton Train station. This would be the final stage in the project, which calls to finish the exterior work.
The Marlborough Town Board has been awaiting approval from the state, the board then approved the bid package. Bids are due in by the end of August and work is expected to start in mid-September and conclude by mid-November. According to an article in the Southern Ulster Times, this would finish the rehabilitation project after a decade of work by volunteers and area contractors. Part of the money will come from the village and rest from New York State.
The process will be a bit more expensive, now that lead was found in the exterior paint on the building. The project includes, repairing and prepping exterior wood, wood trim, and. Also, windows and doors.
The Milton Railroad Station is on Dock Road and according to Wikipedia, it was part of the West Shore Railroad in the late 19th century. The last passenger service ended in 1959.
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