Opinion: Gulf Coast Passenger Rail project could hurt Port of Mobile, Alabama economic development

By Sean Ross, Yellowhammer; September 6, 2019 MONTGOMERY — A passenger rail service from Mobile to New Orleans sounds nice,…

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Fact-finding session planned in Mobile, Alabama for coastal Amtrak return

By John Sharp, AL.com; July 6, 2019 A one-way ticket price for riding on a state-supported Amtrak train similar to…

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Mobile, Alabama hesitates on backing coastal Amtrak return

By John Sharp, AL.com; June 25, 2019 Mobile city officials put the brakes Tuesday to a resolution requesting that Gov.…

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Amtrak attempting to revive Gulf Coast line more than a decade after Katrina

By Charles Watson, Fox News; June 19, 2019 GULFPORT, Miss. – Despite decreased ridership, Amtrak is actively working to revive its…

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Governor Kay Ivey says more info needed before Alabama commits money to Amtrak

By The Associated Press, Tuscaloosa News; June 9, 2019 MOBILE — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said she needs more information…

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Sunset Limited: 25th anniversary of deadliest Amtrak crash in history

Editor’s Note: Two permanent plaques commemorate the tragedy and lives lost when the Sunset Limited plunged from the Big Bayou…

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Mobile, Alabama plans for new train station not a ‘slight’ at Governor Kay Ivey, officials say

By John Sharp, AL.com; July 3, 2018 About two weeks ago, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declined to commit the state…

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Opinion: Train service just isn’t arriving at the right time for Gulf Coast

By The Editorial Board, Sun Herald; June 24, 2018 This particular iteration of proposed passenger service is not the big…

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Alabama Governor Ivey: Amtrak not coming to Mobile

By Staff, WKRG CBS 5; June 21, 2018 MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) –  Alabama Governor Kay Ivey says Amtrak is not…

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Norfolk Southern begins Hurricane Nate recovery in Louisiana, Mississippi

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 9, 2017 Norfolk Southern Railway has begun recovery efforts to restore service to areas affected…

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