November 2014 - TransDominion Express

2015 Legislative Agenda

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

2015 legislative agenda  


First passenger train to be in Roanoke in 2017

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Roanoke, VA — The first passenger train should be in Roanoke in 2017. Roanoke has not had passenger rail since 1979. Governor Terry McAuliffe was on hand for the announcement Wednesday afternoon. “It’s going to open up the area economically,” McAuliffe said. Amtrak service to Roanoke will be an extension of the Northeast Regional train from […]


Officials consider platforms, track in Roanoke in latest Amtrak update

Monday, November 10th, 2014

The launch of infrastructure work, ordinarily a mundane topic, drew a round of applause in downtown Roanoke on Monday evening at the first official update in months on the planned resumption of passenger rail. By early next year, crews will take on a block of improvements needed before the train service commences in 2017, a […]