West Virginia: Organizers say efforts underway to run New River Train this fall

By PHIL KABLER, HD Media, The Herald-Dispatch; July 9, 2019 CHARLESTON — Despite innumerable delays, organizers of a fall excursion train…

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Editorial: Amtrak must not kill West Virginia’s New River Train forever

By The Editorial Board, The Herald-Dispatch; June 21, 2019 Two trains popular with tourists might not run this year, leaving…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says deal reached to resume New River Train, details pending

By Staff Reports, Charleston Gazette-Mail; May 23, 2019 In a tweet, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said a deal has been…

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Kansas Senator Jerry Moran urges Amtrak to continue support for routes connecting rural communities

A press release from U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, Hays Post; April 14, 2019: OFFICE OF SEN. MORAN WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry…

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Options being looked at to save West Virginia’s New River Train trip

“Manchin said Amtrak continues to justify its policy changes by arguing that they achieve cost savings and improve on-time performance, but it has failed to provide any statistics that corroborate its argument.”

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin writes Amtrak about New River Train concerns

By Douglas Fritz, WVNS; January 31, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVNS) – Concerns over Amtrak’s policy regarding private and charter trains…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin amends bill to mandate Amtrak station agent

  By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; June 7, 2018 On the day that Charleston’s Amtrak station became unstaffed,…

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Final West Virginia Amtrak ticketing position eliminated Wednesday

By Matt Combs, Reporter, The Register-Herald; June 7, 2018 The final human ticket agent position for Amtrak in West Virginia…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin voices concerns about Amtrak decision to de-staff ticket station

  By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; May 17, 2018 U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is calling on Amtrak…

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