This video shows the Rail Corridor for the most part BEFORE development of the Salem and Methuen Sections with some glimpses of the completed northern sections. This video is about the Lawrence and Manchester Railroad. The Manchester and Lawrence Railroad was a railroad company that was chartered in New Hampshire by businessmen from Manchester, to…


Another late post, my apologies. Last Sunday had incredible weather…the kind that you read about in old books about New England. On the spur of the moment, we got a few folks together for a quick trip on the Windham Rail Trail…we were NOT alone. Odd some days I get out there and it seems…


windham ride, originally uploaded by jgodsey. A small group of Methuen Rail Trail supporters met up on Windham’s Rail Trail last Monday. The Banks, Tondo, Gallagher and Lavoie families (as well as myself) took a small cruise up and down Windham’s well cared for trail. Only a few of us had visited the trail in…


There is a small group riding the Windham Rail Trail on Tuesday after supper at 6PM. Tentatively we are meeting at the Roulston Rd access. If anyone has a reason to meet up at the Windham Depot, we can easily change the meeting point. Email us if you are planning to come. There is space…


Windham residents split over restoration of rail. Cost decried, economic benefits touted (read article) by Terry Date This isn’t even NEW news, just a rehash of last months coverage of the Interstate 93 Transit Investment Study and basically a profile of rail proponent Peter Griffin. The cost of the train isn’t even correctly estimated, that…


The paving of this lovely shared use trail is nearing completion. Four and a half marked miles, and passable from end to end, it is heavily used compared to most other Merrimack Valley trails. On a Sunday, you will meet serious cyclists and soccer moms with strollers, but even on its busiest day there are…