My colleague Rick Shapiro explored the history of the Bay Shore railroad and some of the recent safety concerns about the long-running rail line in his recent article on our Eastern Shore Blog. For example, the company was forced by public attention brought from the Virginian-Pilot to repair one of its rail crossings in Norfolk because bed planks and crossties had become so worn and damaged that they threatened pedestrians’ safety and could cause derailments. To learn more, check out the article.