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Railbanking Fact Sheet

By: Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy FACT SHEET
January 1, 2013

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Railbanking is a method by which lines proposed for abandonment can be preserved for future rail use through interim conversion to trail use. This document introduces the What, Where, Why, When and How of railbanking, and includes a sample railbanking and Public Use Condition request with the required Statement of Willingness to Assume Financial Responsibility.

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