David Foster (our Executive Director) wrote an insightful letter to the Editor of the Roanoke (VA) Times on Friday, September 6, 2013, extolling the advantages of increased intermodal freight rail services to improve the often overcrowded highways in southwest… Continue reading
Aug. 23, 2013
Apparently Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) would like to get more trucks off of Interstate I-81 and on to the parallel railroad.
Senator Warner was in Roanoke recently and, among other business Warner met… Continue reading
It appears that Rep. Duncan (R-TN), chair of the House Panel on Freight Transportation, agrees that it is the goal of almost everyone in transportation to emphasize rail and water transportation “a bit more,” as reported by the DC.… Continue reading
Virginia Rail passenger route
from Richmond to Bristol
The Bristol Herald Courier reports that the Virginia Statewide Rail Plan
could include route from Richmond through Lynchburg, Roanoke and end in Bristol.
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