Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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Virginia transportation budget set at June Commonwealth Transportation Board meeting

From The Augusta Free Press; June 23, 2018 The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved the latest budgets and Six-Year Improvement Program…

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Amtrak Debuts NEC Corridor Café Menu Featuring New Items Including Gourmet Boar’s Head® Menu Options

A press release from Amtrak; June 13, 2018: Healthier Dining Selections Now Available for Northeast Corridor Customers WASHINGTON – Beginning…

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Trash truck driver indicted for Crozet, Virginia GOP special Amtrak train crash

By Laura Peters, The Staunton News Leader; June 8, 2018 CROZET – A trash truck driver was indicted on two…

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Richmond, Virginia columnist Michael Paul Williams: Federal Railroad Administration is doing train customers a disservice in bypassing Ettrick for new Petersburg station

By Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch; May 31, 2018 On Thursday, the Amtrak station in Ettrick was the liveliest place…

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Virginia Railway Express, Amtrak will run regular service Monday, despite ongoing Alexandria derailment cleanup

By Martine Powers, The Washington Post; May 20, 2018 VRE and Amtrak will operate normal schedules Monday, as federal officials continue…

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Virginia on track for passenger rail cost analysis to extend service to New River Valley and Bristol

By David McGee, Bristol Herald Courier, The Roanoke Times; May 16, 2018 A state study to examine the potential cost…

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Why high wind orders are now a thing on the railroad, and how they affect Virginia Railway E trains

From VRE via Potomac Local; May 15, 2018 From Virginia Railway Express: [Monday] night, in response to the high winds…

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