Newtown Square Branch
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About the Newtown Square Branch
County Bicycle Plan Draft: A document by the Delaware County
Planning Department. One of the appendices discusses the Newtown
Other sites of interest
blog: Bike Trail/Rails-to-Trails in Haverford: A public message
forum which had a discussion about the proposed Newtown Square Branch
Multiuse Trail starting in August 2005.
Philadelphia and Delaware
County RR: An excellent page about the Newtown Square Branch with
history, maps, and period photos. The site also includes discussion
of someone's excellent project building an HO scale model of the
Newtown Square Branch as it existed in the 1940-1960 period.
Newtown Square Branch. An excellent history of the Newtown Square Branch.
Home Page: Official railroad listings of stations and sidings.
from 1958 of Garrett Road. The Newtown Square Branch used to pass
beneath the metal trolley tressle. The tressle has now been replaced
with a lower, more modern-looking bridge.
Trail in Radnor: A highly successful rails-to-trails project in
another part of Delaware County which was completed in early 2005.
The trail came about after 20 years of opposition by a few of the
homeowners whose lots abut the right-of-way.
Chester Creek Trail:
Another incipient rails-to-trails project in Delaware County.
Online Rails-to-Trails Guide: provided by the Pennsylvania
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Delaware County Bike Club