Amtrak Plans New Stations in Virginia

Amtrak Plans New Stations in Virginia
June 25, 2009 10:49 am

US railroad Amtrak has proposed a $20m project to build two new stations in Newport News in Virginia, US, for which the city is now bidding for federal grant.

Under the plan, the new stations will be located at Bland Boulevard near Interstate 64 and 30th Street and Warwick Boulevard.
The current Amtrak station, proposed to move downtown, will have high-speed trains running at up to 90 or 110mph, while the Bland Boulevard station will be “multimodal”, accommodating the city’s plan for light rail service to Newport News or Williamsburg International Airport.
The plan is yet to be approved by the government. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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