Amtrak’s plan to boost ridership could hurt long-distance routes, report says

By Amelia Lucas, CNBC; February 20, 2019 Amtrak is planning to boost its ridership by revamping its national network of…

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Hoosier State route fans hold out hope as Amtrak line cut from Indiana budget plan

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; February 19, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The future of Amtrak’s Hoosier State line,…

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Asheville, North Carolina passenger rail connection, after 43 years, now has chance at funding

By Joel Burgess, Asheville Citizen Times; February 19, 2019 ASHEVILLE – This city’s last official passenger rail service left with a…

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U.S. investing $50 million in Amtrak Southwest Chief route that passes through New Mexico

By Steve Terrell, Santa Fe New Mexican; February 15, 2019 The federal government will pump $50 million into Amtrak’s Southwest…

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Roanoke, Virginia Amtrak stop shows most ridership growth in state

By Rachel Lucas, Weekend Anchor/Reporter, WSLS 10 NBC; February 14, 2019 ROANOKE – New ridership numbers cement the viability of…

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Wisconsin Rail Enthusiasts Keep Pursuing East-West Regional Train

By Chuck Quirmbach, WUWM 89.7; February 13, 2019 The Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers, a railroad passengers group with nearly…

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Amtrak announces schedule for second weekday train to leave Norfolk, Virginia

By Kimberly Pierceall, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; February 11, 2019 Following up on its earlier announcement that it would add…

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Amtrak passenger in Connecticut charged after allegedly threatening conductor with gun

By Lauren Sellew, Staff, The Record-Journal; February 7, 2019  MERIDEN — A Bridgeport man faces charges after allegedly threatening an Amtrak…

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Amtrak Office of Inspector General: Private varnish practices ‘inadequate’

By William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age Magazine; February 8, 2019 Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General on Feb. 8 said…

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New York: Berkshire train service would target downstate millennials

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; February 6, 2019 ALBANY — Plans for a seasonal weekend train service to the Berkshires…

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