Archive for August, 2014

New LHRy Alternate Delegate

Posted August 19, 2014 By Webmaster

URHS Boonton Yard volunteer and Seton Hall student, Kevin Phalon, has recently been appointed an alternate delegate for LHRy to URHS.

New LHRY Director

Posted August 19, 2014 By Webmaster

Liberty Historic Railway is pleased to announce the addition of a new director – Gregory Bender, PE of South Bound Brook, NJ.  Replacing retired director, Bill Vigrass, PE, Greg recently retired from Picatinny Arsenal where he was Senior Transportation and Packaging / Handling Engineer, Director, Staff.  He is a Rutgers University Trustee, past president of the Rutgers Alumni Association, the Rutgers Alumni Engineering Society and current member of Task force to improve Governing Board Efficiency.  He is a recognized public advocate for New Jersey public transit systems, including bus, rail, light rail, and water systems.  He is his town’s current representative on the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition; past Chair, Ocean County Public Transportation Board and VP Emeritus of the Shore Commuter Coalition.  We sincerely hope that LHRy can meet Greg’s expectations

CNJ Train Shed TV Interview

Posted August 7, 2014 By Webmaster

LHRy Chairman Bill McKelvey was interviewed by WMBC-TV reporter Burt Sempier focusing on the preservation of the Central RR of NJ Jersey City Terminal Train Shed.  The link to the program which aired on 4 August is: http://wmbctv.com/wmbctvnews/2014/08/04jc-train-station