West Virginia: Organizers say efforts underway to run New River Train this fall

By PHIL KABLER, HD Media, The Herald-Dispatch; July 9, 2019 CHARLESTON — Despite innumerable delays, organizers of a fall excursion train…

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Editorial: Amtrak must not kill West Virginia’s New River Train forever

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; June 21, 2019 Two trains popular with tourists might not run this year, leaving…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says deal reached to resume New River Train, details pending

By Staff Reports, Charleston Gazette-Mail; May 23, 2019 In a tweet, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said a deal has been…

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West Virginia: New River Train trips will not run this year, official says

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; February 28, 2019 HUNTINGTON – While there was still some hope that the New River…

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West Virginia Editorial: Amtrak should drop opposition to New River Train

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; February 5, 2019 Amtrak has a base of loyal customers that many other businesses…

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West Virginia’s Huntington railroad society’s closing blamed on Amtrak changes

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; February 1, 2019 HUNTINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says Amtrak has created a financial hardship…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin writes Amtrak about New River Train concerns

By Douglas Fritz, WVNS; January 31, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVNS) – Concerns over Amtrak’s policy regarding private and charter trains…

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New River Train rides again in Huntington, West Virginia

  By DAVE LAVENDER, The Herald-Dispatch; October 22, 2018 HUNTINGTON — With one long and winding scenic train ride, Becky…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin reaches out to Amtrak

By Andrea Lannom, Reporter, The Register-Herald; April 7, 2018 U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin sent a letter urging Amtrak’s CEO to…

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Editorial: Reversal of Amtrak’s charter train decision a must

The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; April 5, 2018 West Virginia’s tourism industry last week suffered an apparent blow, courtesy of…

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Amtrak will no longer operate charter services, special trains

By Fred Pace, The Herald-Dispatch; March 30, 2018 HUNTINGTON – By the end of April, the Collis P. Huntington Railroad…

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