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Ceremonial first Amtrak train arrives in Norfolk

(Source: Virginian Pilot, December 12, 2012)

NORFOLK, Va. The first passenger train to serve South Hampton Roads since 1977 pulled away from its platform at Harbor Park early this morning with an over-sized crowd on board for the inaugural trip.

The Amtrak train, scheduled to leave weekdays at 4:50 a.m., began rolling at 4:56 a.m. enroute to Richmond, Washington and points north. At 6:30 a.m. it was closing in on its first scheduled stop, at the Petersburg station in Ettrick.

Full story: Virginian Pilot

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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