January 2013 - TransDominion Express

McDonnell wants Amtrak extended to Roanoke

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell proposes to fund an extension of passenger rail service from Lynchburg to Roanoke as part of the transportation bill he’s asking the General Assembly to approve. Improvements to U.S. 460 and Greenview Drive in Lynchburg would receive funds if state lawmakers support McDonnell’s road-and-tax proposal. More than a dozen smaller […]


Amtrak: 2013 New Year Brings Major Projects

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Infrastructure upgrades, new equipment milestones and high-speed rail advancements lead full agenda WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Amtrak enters 2013 with a full and robust agenda of infrastructure upgrade projects, significant milestones for new equipment orders and key actions to advance its Northeast Corridor (NEC) high-speed rail program. Among the projects include completion of […]