The Friends of the Chester Creek Branch Announces the First Public Meeting
on the Proposed Chester Creek Branch Rail Trail.
Aston- The first public meeting on the Chester Creek Branch Rail-Trail
will be held on Tuesday, at the Aston Township
Municipal Building 233 Pennell Road (Rt. 452), Aston, PA. The Public Meeting
will include :
I. A description of the project;
II. An update on the progress of the feasibility study;
III. Opportunity for public comment on the project.
Representatives from Brandywine Valley Engineers (BVE) and Friends of
the Chester Creek Branch/CRC Watersheds Association will be present to
provide information on the project, and answer questions. This is the first
of several public meetings for the Chester Creek Branch Rail-Trail Feasibility
Study. Public meetings will also be scheduled in the future to provide
updates to the community on the progress of the Chester Creek Branch Rail-Trail
The Friends of the Chester Creek Branch & CRC Watersheds Associations
are not-for-profit organizations. The Chester Creek Branch Rail Line is
an unused Rail Line that traverses Aston, Chester, and Middletown Townships,
with endpoints in Chester Heights & Upland Borough. The purpose of
this feasibility study is to determine if this unused rail line can be
converted to a multi-use trail for the community.
For more information on the Rail-Trail Project either write to the Friends
of the Chester Creek Branch at P.O. Box 2313, Aston PA 19014 or visit our
website at http://members.tripod.com/~ctrail.
Funding for this study was provided by the generous support of members
of CRC and Friends of the Chester Creek Branch, a Keystone Recreation Park
and Conservation Fund Program Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of
Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation,
and by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.