Searching for Abandoned

Rights-of-Way (ROW)

(includes still existing lines no longer used for passenger service)



1. Rockaway Branch

2. Central Railroad of Long Island (built 1869-1873)

3. Mineola to West Hempstead

4. Fresh Pond to Bushwick Junction

5. Evergreen Branch

6. Montauk (Long Island City) branch. While the Montauk branch is certainly not abandoned, I thought I would include it here since all the intermediate stations from Jamaica to Long Island City (Richmond Hill, Glendale, Fresh Pond, Haberman and Penny Bridge) were closed down in March, 1998.

7. Bay Ridge line

8. Manorville to Eastport

9. The Cedarhurst Cutoff

10. Whitestone Branch

11. Port Jeff to Wading River

12. Bridgehampton to Sag Harbor

13. Hospital Spurs (Pilgrim State, Kings Park, Central Islip, Creedmoor, Edgewood)

14. Northport Spur

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