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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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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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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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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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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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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