U.S.: Amtrak pitches new Memphis-to-Chicago, other Tennessee lines to state legislators

By Sandy Mazza, Nashville Tennessean; January 15, 2020 Railway enthusiasts in Memphis could see an additional daylight route to Chicago,…

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High-speed train could race through South Carolina at 220 mph. Here’s where the stops could be

By Charles Duncan, The Charlotte Observer; October 28, 2019 A high speed rail line could take people from Atlanta to…

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Atlanta, Georgia to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2 hours 6 minutes?

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 21, 2019 High-speed rail could whisk passengers between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., in…

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Atlanta Beltline demonstrators: ‘We pay the tax, now lay the tracks’

By Stephen Deere, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 6, 2019 More than 50 activists marched down the Atlanta Beltline on Sunday…

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After 40 years of rail service for Atlanta, MARTA poised for expansion

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; June 20, 2019 MARTA launched its passenger rail service on a short stretch of…

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Fears about MARTA in Atlanta’s suburbs familiar but changing

By Tyler Estep and David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; February 21, 2019 Early voting in Gwinnett County’s historic transit referendum starts…

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Norfolk Southern will pay back Virginia, City of Norfolk for millions in incentives it received

By Kimberly Pierceall, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; December 20, 2018 NORFOLK Norfolk Southern says it will pay back the state…

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Atlanta: MARTA approves plans for Clayton County commuter train

By David Wickert, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; December 6, 2018 The MARTA Board of Directors Thursday approved plans for a Clayton…

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Richard Branson-backed passenger rail venture names Atlanta-Charlotte route in IPO proposal

By Jessica Saunders, Managing Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; December 5, 2018 A passenger railroad backed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group…

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Atlanta: Cousins Properties files plans with state for Midtown’s Norfolk Southern Corp. HQ

By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; November 19, 2018 Atlanta real estate company Cousins Properties Inc.…

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Atlanta board vote on Norfolk Southern headquarters deal delayed

By Robert McCabe, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; November 16, 2018 NORFOLK There was a delay Friday in Atlanta as the…

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After announcing rebrand, Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, files to go public

By Rob Wile, Miami Herald; November 16, 2018 On the same day it announced a major rebranding as Richard Branson’s…

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Norfolk Southern to add 850 jobs, retain more than 2,000 already in Atlanta, at new Midtown HQ

By Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle; November 7, 2018 Norfolk Southern Corp. will create 850 jobs…

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The morning after Atlanta council vote, some fog lingers about Norfolk Southern’s plans

By Robert McCabe, The Virginian-Pilot; November 6, 2018 NORFOLK Now what? That’s a fair question for anyone to ask if…

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Norfolk Southern CEO sets Monday deadline for Atlanta to OK development deal, paper reports

By Robert McCabe, Staff Writer, The Virginian-Pilot; October 31, 2018 Norfolk Southern Corp. has given the Atlanta City Council an…

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Atlanta: MARTA plans commuter rail line for Clayton County

By David Wickert and Leon Stafford, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 19, 2018 MARTA is close to approving a passenger rail…

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Norfolk Southern tells employees: Atlanta move could happen

By Robert McCabe, The Virginian-Pilot; October 18, 2018 NORFOLK Do they stay or do they go? A video from CEO…

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Norfolk, Virginia mayor: No bidding war for Norfolk Southern

By J. Scott Trubey, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 8, 2018 The mayor of Norfolk, Va., said over the weekend that…

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$2.7 billion plan for new Atlanta transportation projects OK’d by MARTA

By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; October 4, 2018 MARTA officials approved Thursday the blueprint that will guide Atlanta’s largest…

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