Virginia main line upgrading moves forward

Amtrak operates through trains between stations on the Northeast Corridor and Richmond, which change between electric and diesel traction at Washington Union station.

USA: The Federal Railroad Administration announced on September 8 the completion of a Tier II Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a capacity and speed enhancement programme on the 197 km corridor running south from Washington DC to Richmond, Virginia.The railway is owned by Class I freight railroad CSX, but it ...

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