Category Archives: Northeast Regional

State of U.S. Passenger Rail – Virginia

Virginia is another state where railroad ridership is booming. Amtrak ridership in Virginia has doubled over the past dozen years, making it the third fastest-growing state in the country over that time frame. (Only New Hampshire and North Carolina grew … Continue reading

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State of U.S. Passenger Rail – Rhode Island

Passenger rail ridership is booming in Rhode Island as it is in most of the rest of the country. Amtrak ridership in the state is up 63% from 2003 to 2014, making the state the 17th fastest growing in the … Continue reading

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State of U.S. Passenger Rail – Massachusetts

With one of the busiest regional rail operations in the country, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is one of the nation’s premier states for passenger railroading. MBTA Commuter Rail, serving the Boston area, has been expanding in recent years, with the … Continue reading

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