U.S., Virginia: CSX strikes $3.7 Billion deal to massively expand commuter rail

By Jonathan Capriel, Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal; December 20, 2019 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Thursday announced a deal…

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Plans for new Petersburg, Virginia train station are sidetracked

By Bill Atkinson, Assistant Editor, The Progress-Index; May 25, 2019 Plans to build a new passenger train station in the…

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Virginia: Chesterfield County, advocates in Ettrick fight to save Amtrak train station

BY JIM McCONNELL, SENIOR WRITER, Chesterfield Observer; July 11, 2018 On the afternoon of July 2, while many of Chesterfield’s…

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Colonial Heights, Virginia on track for new Amtrak Train Station site

By Kelsey Reichenberg, Staff Writer, The Progress-Index; June 25, 2018 COLONIAL HEIGHTS — After several years of multijurisdictional deliberation, impact…

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Richmond, Virginia columnist Michael Paul Williams: Federal Railroad Administration is doing train customers a disservice in bypassing Ettrick for new Petersburg station

By Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch; May 31, 2018 On Thursday, the Amtrak station in Ettrick was the liveliest place…

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Virginia: Trains to leave station in Ettrick; new Petersburg area station to be built in Colonial Heights

BY JIM McCONNELL SENIOR WRITER, Chesterfield Observer; May 16, 2018 Despite years of spirited lobbying by county leaders, Virginia State…

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