New Trolley Routes Added

 Putnam County's Cold Spring trolley will now venture across the town and county lines to provide weekend service to Beacon, including Mount Beacon, where the it awaited riders on a trial run for press and dignitaries on Thursday (Aug. 6). 

Officials and stakeholders from two counties gather on Main Street, Cold Spring, to launch the new weekend transit service, using the green Cold Spring trolleys owned by Putnam County, between Cold Spring and Beacon.

Trolley-Cold Spring launch

Elected officials included Dutchess County Legislator April Farley, second from left; Beacon Mayor Randy Casale, fourth from left; Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, sixth from left; and Vincent Tamagna, at podium, Putnam County transportation manager. Alison Anthoine, president of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, at far right, welcomes the news.

The trolley will run between Cold Spring and Beacon, as well as between Boscobel and Fahnestock State Park, on weekends, effective Aug. 8.

Photo by L.S. Armstrong

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