FRA approves passenger rail blueprint for New England Rail Initiative The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced a Finding of No Significant Impact on the Northern New England Intercity Rail Initiative, clearing the way for states and the federal government to invest in future passenger rail service in New England. The Initiative proposes to restore service between Boston and New...
Petition Passenger Rail New Hampshire Friends, It’s been a little while since you signed a petition showing your support for passenger rail in New Hampshire. This effort has progressed significantly, and the New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority (NHRTA) has now launched a website at www.nhrta.org dedicated to educating the public on the benefits of expanding passenger rail from Boston to...
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. Learn all about Amtrak here from every angle. Visit Amtrak
Ever stopped to consider the dangers involved with crossing highway-rail grade intersections or trespassing on railroad property? At Operation Lifesaver, we have. We know that injuries and fatalities that occur at highway-rail crossings or on railroad property are a real, but often preventable, problem. Few people realize that in America, a person or vehicle is hit by a train roughly every...
The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) is a public transportation authority created in 1995 by the Maine State Legislature to develop and provide passenger rail service between Maine and Boston and points within Maine. NNEPRA manages the budget, contracts, promotion, and customer services associated with the Downeaster passenger rail service. NNEPRA holds a 20-year...
Vermont’s association of rail advocates, a grassroots effort promoting the revitalization of Vermont’s rail network for passengers and freight – supporting the environment and economic vitality. Rail Advocacy in Vermont railvermont.org
Gov. signs liquor control bill to boost Vermont products On May 11, 2010 Governor James Douglas made a special stop at Vermont Rail System’s Green Mountain Railroad’s headquarters. Aboard TheWhite River Flyer , Governor Douglas signed into law, bill H-775, “an act relating to alcoholic beverages tastings and other liquor licensing issues.” The purpose of this bill is...
New to Burlington is a dining experience unlike any other in Vermont! Enjoy a 3-course dinner on board one of our newly restored historic dining cars while taking in the beautiful scenery from your window. Departing from Burlington every Friday and Saturday from May 11th through September 1st.
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While Amtrak customers & those meeting the train are waiting for the Brattleboro team's station upgrade project to materialize, here's another option: stop by the Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery just over the tracks. Here's a link to a recent customer & train fan review that promotes this option.
I've enjoyed lunch & adult beverages while waiting for the train there myself & his suggestion is spot-on. (BTW, they also serve soft drinks!) Thanks to Dan Peacock for this suggestion.