Great River Rail Commission Members Marie Kovecsi and Paul Schollmeier: Spring — a time for action on passenger rail at the Minnesota Capitol

By Marie Kovecsi and Paul Schollmeier, Winona Daily News; April 15, 2019 Winona is one of the oldest communities in…

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Wisconsin Department Of Transportation aims to double frequency of Amtrak service through state

By Chris Lueneburg, Channel 3000; April 10, 2019 PORTAGE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s plan to increase regional…

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Amtrak begins new second service out of Norfolk, Virginia

By Anthony Sabella, WTKR CBS 3; March 4, 2019 NORFOLK, Va. – Looking to travel north to Washington, D.C., New…

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Empire Builder Route: Economic benefits of a second daily train between Chicago and Twin Cities revealed

From Global Railway Review; March 1, 2019 The Rail Passengers Association recently issued its Impacts From A Second Train To…

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Wisconsin: Railroad boosters seek additional Amtrak passenger service through region

By NOAH VERNAU, Reporter, Portage Daily Register; February 15, 2019 Now’s the time to sell lawmakers on the idea of…

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Minnesota: Ramsey County still hopeful about a second daily passenger train from Chicago to the Twin Cities

By Frederick Melo, Pioneer Press; September 24, 2018 The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners remains optimistic that a second daily…

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Group pushes for more Fargo, North Dakota-to-Chicago passenger rail service

By Dave Olson, Grand Forks Herald; September 15, 2018 FARGO — Expanded daytime passenger train service from Fargo to Chicago…

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Minnesota Letters: Facts About Passenger Rail

By Jay Severance, St. Paul Pioneer Press Letters to the Editor; March 29, 2018 Bipartisan bills have been introduced in…

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Minnesota rail group pitches new train in Winona

  By Brian Todd, Post Bulletin; March 27, 2018 WINONA — Representatives from All Aboard Minnesota and Amtrak spoke to…

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La Crescent, Minnesota pushes for second Amtrak stop in La Crosse

By Peter Lenz, Multi-Media Journalist, WXOW News 19 ABC; March 25, 2018 La Crescent, MN (WXOW) – The La Crescent…

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Winona, Minnesota City Council Member Paul Schollmeier: Support needed for second train to Chicago

Opinion by Paul Schollmeier, Winona Daily News; March 22, 2018 As Winona develops into a center for the arts and…

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Minnesota: All aboard in Winona? Rail group to present on second train proposal March 27

By Glen Olson, Winona Daily News; March 19, 2018 A pro-rail transportation group will be holding an informational forum later…

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Minnesota lawmakers considering second train to Chicago

By The Associated Press, Pioneer Press; October 7, 2017 WINONA, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers need to approve $1 million next…

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Minnesota: Will plans for second Minneapolis/St. Paul-to-Chicago train keep chugging?

By Heather J. Carlson, Post Bulletin, September 25, 2017 WINONA — When deciding the best way to get home to…

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