Alabama: Study examines feasibility of train service from Montgomery to Mobile and reactions are mixed

By Sara MacNeil, Montgomery Advertiser; November 27, 2019 A study on the feasibility for a train from Montgomery to Mobile…

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Virgin Trains in UK announces record passenger numbers

By Barney Cotton, Business Leader; April 5, 2019 Virgin Trains has broken new passenger records, after nearly doubling rail industry…

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In a car culture, trains like ‘The Crescent’ holding on in Alabama

By Beth Thames, AL.com; April 5, 2018 I’ve always loved trains, even when they’re unpredictable. The train from Birmingham to…

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New York stops sewage trains to Alabama landfill

By Dennis Pillion, AL.com; March 12, 2018 New York City has decided to halt an operation that sent train loads…

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Sewage sludge train cars in Birmingham, Alabama to be moved after ‘death smell’ complaints

By Dennis Pillion, AL.com; March 6, 2018 Several dozen train cars loaded with what appears to be sewage sludge from…

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Alabama: Amtrak station now open at Birmingham Intermodal Facility

By Erin Edgemon, AL.com; February 1, 2018 Amtrak passengers can now catch their trains at the Birmingham Intermodal Facility on Morris…

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How I Rolled on the Crescent: New York to New Orleans by Rail

By ROBERT SIMONSON, The New York Times; November 1, 2017 Everyone I told said the same thing: “Oh, my God!…

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