News Releases

News Releases

Passenger Rail Committee

Published Nov 03, 2015

Leaders from throughout Virginia’s New River Valley region have formed a partnership to bring passenger rail service to the area by 2020. With AMTRAK passenger rail coming to Roanoke in 2017, community leaders are hopeful that the Commonwealth of Virginia will support extending the service to communities comprising the largest urban concentration west of Roanoke. Currently a committee…

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