August 2013 - TransDominion Express

Amtrak: Record-breaking Ridership in July

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Save the Date – October 11, 2013

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The Committee to Advance the TransDominion Express (TDX) will be meeting in Bristol on Friday, October 11, 2013. Date: Friday, October 11, 2013 Time: 10:00 am Location: Bristol Train Station, 101 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.,  Bristol, TN 24201 The committee will meet with Virginia and Tennessee legislators, business leaders and transportation experts to discuss […]


Governor Bob McDonnell Announces Extension of Amtrak Service to Roanoke

Friday, August 9th, 2013

– Due to 2013 Transportation Bill, Train Service Will Return to Star City for First Time in 34 Years – ROANOKE- Standing on the Railside Amphitheater, Governor Bob McDonnell today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia, Norfolk Southern, Amtrak and the City of Roanoke have joined together to start work to extend Amtrak Virginia regional […]


Governor Bob McDonnell Announces Amtrak and Virginia Reach Agreement for New Era in Passenger Rail

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

– Commonwealth is First State to Take Greater Control of Regional Intercity Passenger Service under Federal Law – RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that Virginia has stepped up in partnership with Amtrak to sign on as the first state to usher in a new era and take greater control of passenger rail service. […]