U.S., Northeast: Amtrak Expands Carry-On Bike Program on Northeast Regional and Northeast State-Supported Trains

A press release from Amtrak; September 3, 2020: Customers can bring their bikes for their off-train adventures for only $20…

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U.S. – Pan Am Railways sale: What’s in it for New Hampshire tracks?

By Michael Kitch, New Hampshire Business Review; August 28, 2020 The prospective sale of Pan Am Railways, the largest regional…

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U.S., New England: Downeaster ridership low but rising as trains start running after two-month shutdown

By Hannah LaClaire, Times Record, Sun Journal; July 9, 2020 BRUNSWICK — Amtrak’s Downeaster trains are back up and running…

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U.S., New England: Amtrak Downeaster temporarily suspending service

By Christopher Burns, BDN Staff, Bangor Daily News; April 13, 2020 Amtrak’s Downeaster rail service has been suspended through at…

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New England: Amtrak Downeaster turning away passengers

By Bill Green, NBC News Center Maine; June 24, 2019 PORTLAND, Maine — Every train in the country requires government…

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Leader of Amtrak Downeaster: No Quick Fix for Crowded Trains in Northern New England

By Ryan Kath, NBC Boston 10; June 12, 2019 The leader of the agency that operates the Amtrak Downeaster service…

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New England: Rail officials seek new Portland station for Downeaster

By David Harry, The Forecaster; April 17, 2019 PORTLAND — A new depot for the Amtrak Downeaster could be coming down…

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Maine: Passenger rail service between Lewiston-Auburn and Portland could cost $300 million

By Matthew Daigle, Sun Journal; March 27, 2019 LEWISTON — A proposed commuter rail service to connect the Twin Cities…

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Maine: Amtrak expanding train service to Freeport, Brunswick on November 12th

By The Associated Press, Portland Press Herald; November 2, 2018 More trains from Boston are coming to the Freeport and…

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Maine: Passenger rail study cites ‘latent demand’ for Lewiston-Auburn connection to Portland

By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal, Portland Press Herald; November 4, 2018 AUBURN — If you build it, they will come…

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New England: Downeaster readies for expanded Brunswick-Boston service

By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer, Portland Press Herald; September 17, 2018 Rail service between Boston and Brunswick is expected to…

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Downeaster service between Maine and Boston to be disrupted for weeks

By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer, The Press Herald; September 7, 2018 Railroad construction in southern Maine and New Hampshire will…

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New England: Downeaster train service ‘not in jeopardy’ going into 2019, rail authority says

By Lauren Abbate, Staff, Bangor Daily News; August 28, 2018 Amtrak will continue to service the Downeaster route from Massachusetts…

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Proposal to Bring Amtrak Train to Rockland, Maine Delayed

By Christine Parrish, The Free Press; February 1, 2018 A pilot project to bring the Amtrak Downeaster Service to Rockland…

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New England’s Downeaster Service: Amtrak could make stops along the Midcoast as early as this summer

By Chris Chase, Staff Writer, Coastal Journal; January 23, 2018 NEWCASTLE — A proposal by Amtrak to bring passenger train…

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Maine: Passenger rail service plans December ‘test runs’ to Rockland

By Lauren Abbate, Staff, Bangor Daily News; December 1, 2017 ROCKLAND, Maine ― Amtrak’s passenger rail service might extend as…

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New Hampshire May Get a Free Commuter Rail Line…and Not For The First Time

By Todd Bookman, New Hampshire Public Radio; October 17, 2017 Commuter rail fans in New Hampshire received some good news…

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The idea of private passenger rail in New Hampshire is very unusual, but not impossible

By David Brooks, Staff, Concord Monitor; September 26, 2017 It might seem crazy that a private company says it wants…

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