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GREAT NEWS!  The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)  received notice  August 7th  from MBTA of their  right to remove the rails for the  Mass Central Rail Trail (MCRT) lease area -23 miles though Waltham, Weston, Wayland, Subury, Hudsun, Berlin.    DCR completed a    99- year lease for the rail right of way in 2010, since that event this is the first major  milestone achieved to develop the rail trail .


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 The Friends would like to transform the abandoned rail corridor in to a recreational asset for Wayland residents of all ages for walking, jogging, biking, cross-country skiing and horseback–riding, while respecting the privacy of our neighbors and the environment.

Our Objectives

    - Improve existing informal trail

    - Pave or Stone dust the 3 miles in Wayland

    - Support the 104 mile Mass Central Rail Trail


About the Friends of the Wayland Rail Trail

The Friends of the Wayland Rail Trail are a volunteer group of residents who support converting the Mass. Central Rail Line into a rail trail. We want to make the trail the best it can be both for users and for those who live near it . We will work with DCR , the Town, the developer, and  rail bed neighbors to design, build and maintain the trail.

    We need assistance with fund raising, publicity, design, landscaping, newsletters, correspondence, promotions, community outreach, trail clean up and event planning.  The support and participation from “Friends” is essential. Show your support for the trail and consider volunteering some time.