U.S., Virginia Governor Ralph Northam: Passenger rail to Bristol ‘logical step,’ but not soon

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; January 10, 2020 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said that Amtrak passenger service to the…

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Opinion/Editorial: Ambitious rail plan would benefit Charlottesville, Virginia

By The Editorial Board, The Daily Progress; September 21, 2019 Charlottesville Amtrak riders will be interested in this: An east-west…

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Final version of passenger rail study for Bristol, Virginia now complete

By David McGee, Bristol Herald Courier; May 24, 2019 BRISTOL, Va. – A final version of the most recent study…

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Our View: Despite recent setbacks, Virginia passenger rail expansion still needs to be pushed

By The Editorial Board, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; May 3, 2019 Will Abingdon and Bristol ever see passenger rail service again?…

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Rafi Guroian column: Time for Virginia to switch tracks?

By Rafi Guroian, Richmond Times-Dispatch; April 29, 2019 It’s 6:32 a.m. on a brisk morning, as I travel aboard Amtrak’s…

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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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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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UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling stuck on flagship train delayed on its first outing

By Nicola Bartlett, The Mirror; October 16, 2017 A new fleet of high-speed trains was hailed by Chris Grayling, the…

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