Progress on the Londonderry Rail Trail

2014 – Fundraising for Phase 2 is under way!

2013 – Phase 1 Completed! Voters pass Warrant article in March to fund the completion of the first Londonderry mile, which is then constructed and opened in Nov, 2013!

2012 – A formal Rail Trail Use Agreement is signed between the Town of Londonderry and the State of New Hampshire.  The document allows Trailways to develop this state owned property as a Rail Trail, allows LT to apply for grants and to execute on the preliminary engineering study.

2011 – Town Council voted to support the Rail Trail concept and authorizes Trailways to apply for grants and to pursue the required “use agreement” between the State and the Town of Londonderry.

Derry completes their “Phase 2”, that links Derry to Windham!  Eight miles of Rail Trail is now open from southern Windham to downtown Derry!!

2010 – Londonderry Trailways forms their Rail Trail subcomittee. Town Council authorizes LT to study all apsects of the abandonded rail corridor.

2009 – Derry completes their “Phase 1” of Rail Trail south of the Rt 102 Depot.

2006 – Windham opens a beautiful 3.5 mile section of paved rail trail for all to enjoy.

2003 – a fesability study was conducted by the NHDOT & the Southern NH Planning Comm and was attended by member representatives from each Town.  The conclusion of this study supported converting this abandon rail corridor into a paved Rail Trail.  Immediately the Town of Windham took the lead in developing its portion of the rail trail.