Train backers ride rails to Rockland, Maine

By Stephen Betts, Villagesoup.com; August 15, 2019 Rockland — An Amtrak train traveled the Brunswick to Rockland line Wednesday, Aug.…

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Maine: Proposed rail service would link Portland and Westbrook

By J. Craig Anderson, Staff Writer, Portland Press Herald; July 30, 2019 A new study shows that establishing passenger rail…

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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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Plan To Offer Train Service To Northern Midcoast Maine Falls Through Again

By Lauren Abbate, Bangor Daily News, Maine Public Radio; June 11, 2019 For the second summer in a row, plans…

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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’s Downeaster service: Possible Lewiston-Auburn to Portland rail routes to be discussed

By Staff, Maine Biz; March 21, 2019 Possible routes and other service details of a plan for train service between…

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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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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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Amtrak Enticing Travelers to Maine with New Rail Pass

By Donald Wood, Travel Pulse; June 8, 2018 For rail travelers looking for an adventure this summer, Amtrak and the…

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Downeaster passenger rail extension to Rockland, Maine canceled for 2018

By Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff, Bangor Daily News; March 27, 2018 The rail authority responsible for managing Maine’s contract with…

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Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Board OKs three-week summer pilot passenger runs for Rockland

By Stephen Betts, Village Soup – Knox; February 26, 2018 Portland — The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority Board…

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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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Amtrak may extend seasonal passenger train service to Rockland, Maine

By Stephen Betts, Village Soup; October 24, 2017 Rockland — Seasonal passenger train service could return to Rockland. The Northern…

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