Recent Rail News

Rail has been a hot topic! In December 2019, Virginia announced a major deal with CXS which will result in increased passenger service, and a renewed effort to expand the Long Bridge. Meanwhile, Fredericksburg announced plans to improve the Fredericksburg station. Here’s a collection of articles covering both news stories.

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State Announcement Stories:

Virginia’s $3.7 Billion Deal to Expand Rail Service Between Richmond and Washington , Richmond Times – Dispatch report

Deal Brings Major Amtrack & VRE Expansion, WTOP report

What we know about the rail deal, including time frames, Washington Post report.

Fredericksburg Announcement Stories:

Improvements Planned for Fredericksburg Station , report

Picture of people looking at the train tracks in Fredericksburg Virginia with the city in the background
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