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Re: Public Auction for Dorrigo Line
You could build an extension to Inverell :-)
Greg Young wrote in message
> Just a thought though, at the moment the Glenreagh Dorrigo line is not a
>railway line because it has been officially closed. If it is auctioned what
>is it being auctioned as? I feel that on the information provided so far
>that it may be sold as a corridor thereby bypassing the legislation. Does
>the clock start ticking at the fall of the auctioneers hammer and if the
>buyer does not run railmotors within 2 years and steam within 5 what
>happens then? I thought that once you bought anything at auction it was
>yours. Secondly, how can you run a railway that is not a railway. Don't you
>need an act of parliament to create a railway?
>just some thoughts
>PS If the SRA do this which country branch line is next?
>Trevor Edmonds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in article
>> David Bromage wrote:
>> > Without getting into a DSRM/GMR fight again, let's look at this in
>> > practical terms. Is there any group who could and would buy the line
>> > anything other than scrap steel?
>> Unless the legislation is changed, the line can only be sold as a
>> tourist railway.