Partial federal shutdown won’t derail Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Partial federal shutdown won’t derail Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com | January 2, 2019

The partial federal government shutdown won’t derail the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s upcoming season.

The nonprofit railroad, which runs through the 33,000-acre Cuyahoga Valley National Park, will offer its first rides of the year on Jan. 19.

“Hopefully everything is resolved by then,” President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Mazur said. “Even if it isn’t, we’ve taken measures with the park to take over the areas that they handle.”

The National Park Service has closed parking lots, bathrooms and visitor facilities, and canceled special events. While gated trails and park areas are closed and locked, roads through the park are open.

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Katie Brewer

Katie Brewer