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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Norfolk Southern responds to STB on service issues

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; April 4, 2018 Norfolk Southern Railway‘s service “is not where we or our customers need it…

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Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia: Amtrak impact would be felt regionwide

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; April 3, 2018 BRISTOL, Tenn. — The impact of extending passenger rail service to…

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Virginia: CSX maintenance means major service interruptions for Amtrak travelers next week

BY ROBERT ZULLO, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Martinsville Bulletin; March 19, 2018 Amtrak announced major service interruptions and schedule changes that will…

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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: Potomac Shores Train Station Moving Forward Following Signed Agreement Between Virginia DRPT And CSX Transportation

A press release from SunCal; March 15, 2018: PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va., March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The final design of…

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$154 Million deal in Virginia legislature to give Metro dedicated funding for first time

From INSIDE NOVA; March 10, 2018 The Virginia legislature reached a deal Saturday that is expected to provide Metro with…

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Virginia Railway Express releases facility condition report

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; March 6, 2018 The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) last week released the results from a federally…

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