Passenger Rail

David Seidel

A group trying to bring passenger trains back to the New River Valley heard Thursday night from lots of folks who want to make it happen: State delegates, a congressman, college officials, even the state transportation secretary.

They also heard that it’s not happening anytime soon.

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A coalition of economic, environmental and transportation groups are calling for new passenger rail service in Virginia.

David Seidel

After a nearly 40 year hiatus, passenger rail service returns to Roanoke Tuesday morning.