County residents along the state-owned Panhandle Rail Line, which runs through Newark and near Pataskala and Outville, can offer feedback on a proposed long-term lease of the rail line to the current operator, Genesee & Wyoming, from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at The Works museum, 55 S. First St. in Newark.
The meeting, held by the Ohio Rail Development Commission, will include a review of the draft of the proposed 25-year lease of the rail line and allow public comments.
... The line runs from Columbus almost to the Ohio River at the Gould Tunnel, where it connects with other railroads. Continued