August 2009 - TransDominion Express

Changes unlikely in rail line’s schedule

Friday, August 28th, 2009

By Sean Tubbs Charlottesville Tomorrow Published: August 28, 2009When a three-year pilot project for a new daily train from Lynchburg to Washington was approved by state officials earlier this year, area rail activists celebrated. But when the departure schedule for the Amtrak train was announced in March, supporters quickly grew concerned that its long-term viability […]


Lynchburg leaders hope late schedule won’t hinder new passenger train service

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

WDBJ Civic leaders on the Lynchburg to D.C. route are working to keep the train on track. When a second, daily passenger train pulls into Kemper Street station this fall, many are convinced it will have support. “There already is a lot of excitement building in Lynchburg about this new service,” says Corrin Hoffmann with […]