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Virginia is planning an east-west passenger rail route connecting Blue Ridge Mountains to the beach

(Source: Greater Greater Washington, October 16, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Passenger rail advocates and other groups want to resurrect a long-defunct east-west rail line that would run from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Virginia Beach. In its recent report, Virginians for High Speed Rail (VHSR) envisions a “Commonwealth Corridor” to connect Christiansburg and the New River Valley with Hampton Roads, and would include stops at Roanoke, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, and Richmond.

Full story: www.ggwash.org

Friday, October 18, 2019

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