October is Passenger Rail Month in Virginia

A press release from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; October 1, 2019 Commonwealth celebrates a decade of…

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Virginia: More Amtrak trains are coming to Hampton Roads, but not any time soon

By Julia Marsigliano, WYDaily; September 19, 2019 The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation’s DC2RVA Rail Project aims to…

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Virginia won’t let anything derail its growing Amtrak service

By Wyatt Gordon, Virginia Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; September 10, 2019 This month marks a decade since Virginia debuted its…

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Summer Travel Season Underway, Passenger Rail Ridership in Virginia Soars

A press release from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; July 10, 2019: ~ More affordable tickets, improved…

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EDITORIAL: Virginia’s rail system is congested, too

By The Editorial Page Staff, The Free Lance-Star; March 23, 2019 IT’S NOT just local roads that are operating far…

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Virginia’s public rail strategy calls for funding private rail fixes

By Michael Laris, The Washington Post, LMTOnline.com; March 2, 2019 The addition of a new Amtrak train from Norfolk, Virginia,…

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New details for new Virginia service: Amtrak will begin additional service to Hampton Roads in March

By Staff, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily; January 21, 2019 Amtrak will debut a second train service in Hampton Roads on March…

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Virginia: Newport News Transportation Center project has been in the design phase for nearly six years. Here’s why

By Julia Marsigliano, Williamsburg Yorktown Daily; January 3, 2019 NEWPORT NEWS — The Newport News Transportation Center was supposed be…

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The Daily CSX: CSX coal cars derail near Amtrak station in Newport News, Virginia

By Josh Reyes, Reporter, Daily Press; September 2, 2018 CSX coal cars derailed in Newport News Sunday afternoon, according to…

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Virginia: Hampton Roads is America’s biggest coal-exporting port. And coal exports are booming.

  By Robert McCabe, The Virginian-Pilot; April 26, 2018 Coal exports in Hampton Roads, the nation’s biggest coal-exporting port, are…

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Virginia: DRPT, Amtrak report more people taking the train

By News Staff, CBS 19 Newsplex NOW; November 16, 2017 RICHMOND, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — The Virginia Department of Rail…

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