After 35-year hiatus, passenger rail returns to Norfolk, Va.
(Source: Washington Post, August 30, 2012)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thirty-five years after the last train left the station in Norfolk, passenger rail service will return to Virginia’s second largest city in December, linking it to Washington and the rest of Amtrak’s northeast corridor. Reconnecting Norfolk and its larger adjacent neighbor, Virginia Beach, to the passenger rail grid has been in the works for a while, but on Thursday, elected officials and Amtrak announced the service would begin Dec. 12.
Full story: Washington Post
Friday, August 31, 2012
© 1997-2013 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen