Virginia: Amtrak returns to Roanoke

By Jeff Sturgeon, The Roanoke Times; October 30, 2017 Amtrak brought back passenger rail Monday. A blue passenger train reached…

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Virginia: First Amtrak train leaves downtown Roanoke platform

By Erin Brookshier – Virginia Today Reporter, WSLS 10 News NBC; October 31, 2017 ROANOKE, Va. – The first Amtrak…

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Norfolk Southern Railway sues over millions of rail ties it calls defective

By Jeff Martin, Associated Press, The Virginian-Pilot; October 30, 2017 ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s largest railroads must…

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Norfolk Southern begins Hurricane Nate recovery in Louisiana, Mississippi

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 9, 2017 Norfolk Southern Railway has begun recovery efforts to restore service to areas affected…

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Tourism, trade could grow with Western North Carolina railroad renaissance

Written by Cory Vaillancourt, Smoky Mountain News; September 27, 2017 Long before the Oct. 3, 1880, arrival of the first…

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