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Abandonment Notices

The following abandonment notices are digital files made from originals in the B&MRRHS Archives by Mr. David D. Ashenden and Rick Kfoury. The list is given first in chronological order and then in alphabetical order. THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY A WORK IN PROGRESS.

1921- Waumbek Branch

1924- Suncook Valley

1925- Acton Branch

1925- Essex Lines

1925- Lawrence Branch (Portland Div.)

1925- Lowell-Salem Branches - in part

1925- Nashua & Acton

1925- Newburyport Branch-B

1925- Newburyport Branch-C

1925- South Reading Branch - Dist

1925- South Reading Branch

1926- Bethlehem Branch

1926- Essex Branch - Exceptions

1926- Kennebunkport Branch

1926- Lawrence Branch (Portland Div.) - in part - Tariff Notice

1926- Manchester - Milford Branch

1927- Reformatory - North Billerica, Essex, and Ashburnham Branches

1934- Dover Point Bridge

1934- Lakeport Branch: Alton - Lily Pond

1934- New Boston Branch

1935- Hooksett

1935- Hudson - Fremont

1935- Lakeport Branch: Alton - Lily Pond (amended)

1935- Suncook Loop-bridge

1936- Ashburnham Branch

1936- Bristol Branch

1936- Concord & Claremont Branch

1936- Lowell Branch - in part

1936- Lowell - Wamesit

1936- North Weare Branch

1938- Fabyan Branch

1938- Milford Branch: Pepperell - South Milford

1938- Oakdale - Wheelwright

1938- Salem Branch

1938- Salem Branch A

1938 - Keene Branch: Keene to Coolridge Crossing (Hancock)

1939- Keene Branch: Hancock

1940- Newburyport Branch

1941- Central Mass.

1941- Central Mass.-West

1941- Conway Branch: Somersworth

1941- Dover Branch

1941- Franklin - Tilton

1941- Hollis Depot - Nashua

1941- Lancaster

1941- Milford Branch: Squannacook Jct. - Pepperell

1941- Newburyport Branch-A

1941- Newburyport Branch-B

1941- Newburyport Branch-B-1

1942- Bedford - Concord

1942- Dover - Gonic

1942- Essex Branch-A

1942- Essex Branch-B

1942- Essex Branch-C

1942- Farmington - Alton

1942- Lakeport Branch: Dover - Gonic

1942- Milford Branch: Milford to End of Line

1942- Milford Branch: Portion

1942- Nashua - Hudson

1942- Peterborough - Elmwood

1942- Reformatory Branch

1942- Suncook Loop

1943- Hudson - Maynard

1943- Saco - Rigby

1944- North Berwick - Biddeford

1946- FD 14430

1952- Kittery - North Berwick

1960- Claremont - Concord

1972- Jaffrey - Peterborough

1976 - Portsmouth Branch: East Manchester - Newfields (Abandonment petition hearing, second day)

1976 - Portsmouth Branch: East Manchester - Newfields (Abandonment petition hearing, third day)

1979 - Portsmouth Branch: East Manchester - Newfields (Abandonment petition hearing)

1980- System - A

1980- System - B

1982 - Portsmouth Branch: East Manchester - Newfields (Abandonment proceedings 1980-1982)

1982 - Cheshire Branch: Winchendon - Swanzey (Concerning Unauthorized Track Removal)

1983 - Ashuelot and Fort Hill Branches: Brattleboro, VT to Keene, NH

1984 - Cheshire Branch: Cold River - VT Border

1991- Lexington Branch

2016- Abandonment Notice--Northern Main Line--Concord to Boscowen, Sept. 2, 2016