New Amtrak policy could put the brakes on 611 Norfolk & Western steam engine excursions in Virginia and North Carolina

By Mike Allen, The Roanoke Times; April 13, 2018 A corporate decision by Amtrak could halt the Norfolk & Western…

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Roanoke, Virginia-based tourism agency receives grant to market beer and outdoors scene

  By Tiffany Holland, The Roanoke Times; March 16, 2018 Regional tourism bureau Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge was awarded a…

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Virginia: City of Roanoke considers new multi-modal station downtown

By Alison Wickline, Reporter, WSLS 10 News NBC; February 9, 2018 ROANOKE, Va. – The city of Roanoke is looking…

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Business leaders push for Amtrak to add stop in Bedford, Virginia

By Joan Tupponce, Virginia Business; January 2, 2018 Business groups and other organizations are trying to persuade the Virginia Department…

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Virginia: DRPT, Amtrak report more people taking the train

By News Staff, CBS 19 Newsplex NOW; November 16, 2017 RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — The Virginia Department of Rail…

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