Category Archives: Announcements

Feds ask Norfolk Southern for Amtrak reliability improvements

In a recent letter to Norfolk Southern Corp. (NS), the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) has asked NS how it will address serious on-time performance problems of Amtrak passenger trains using NS tracks. The STB, which regulates railroads, noted serious on-time performance problems in recent months experienced by Amtrak passenger trains that use NS tracks […]

Train delays: what to do?

Was your Amtrak train delayed today by freight? Was your Amtrak train stopped while freight trains rolled by? Or did you hear from the conductor if a signal problem or track work was to blame? If so, that’s still the freight railroad’s responsibility as they own, maintain and manage the tracks/signals for nearly all of […]

Good news in Ohio & Indiana!

Good news in Ohio: Hamilton County commissioners want Cincinnati-Chicago high-speed rail study Sep 24, 2014, 5:38pm EDT Chris Wetterich Staff reporter- Cincinnati Business Courier Hamilton County commissioners unanimously voted Wednesday to sponsor a potential Cincinnati-to-Chicago high-speed rail project and ask the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments to fund a feasibility study for it. The resolution […]

Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (#14-15) September 24, 2014 Contact: Sean Jeans-Gail, NARP – 202-408-8362 Coalition Files “Friend of Court” Brief Defending Passenger Rights Confronts Increasingly Serious Delays Afflicting America’s National Train Network Washington, D.C.—The National Association of Railroad Passengers, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, All Aboard Ohio, and Virginians for High Speed Rail have filed […]