Tag Archives: Springfield

Midwest rail plan is promising for Ohio

Although it is still a few months away from completion, the Midwest Regional Rail System (MWRRS) study by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and its consulting team is delivering some early returns. Those returns are in the form of ridership and operating cost-effectiveness projections that show Ohio has several potential intercity passenger rail routes deserving […]

Amtrak’s Lake Shore Ltd turns 40!

  Ohio’s lasting victory! – See All Aboard Ohio’s Lake Shore Limited presentation CLICK HERE given at AAO’s Fall Meeting held Oct. 31 at Toledo’s MLK Plaza/Amtrak station. In the summer of 1973, William Lind had just finished four years of doctoral study at Princeton University with an eye to becoming a professor of history. […]

New report: restore passenger rail to Columbus, Dayton, Youngstown; expand service to other Ohio cities

UPDATED WITH SEVENTH BOARD-APPROVED ROUTE EXPANSION For Immediate Release Contact: Ken Prendergast, All Aboard Ohio Executive Director, 844-GO4-RAIL (toll free) What if Ohioans in small towns and big cities could access more frequent, faster, reliable and conveniently scheduled passenger rail services? What if those trains offered low fares and on-board amenities like WiFi, conference space, cafe service, […]