November 11, 2022

PennDOT requests CRISI support letters for the Keystone West Corridor

PennDOT is developing an application for submission to the Federal Rail Administration’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program to support several rail improvement projects along the Keystone West corridor to accommodate an additional Pennsylvanian train between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, PA. PennDOT seeks federal funds to continue efforts to work with Amtrak and Norfolk Southern (NS) to increase public transportation opportunities to communities throughout the Commonwealth and improve the safety and efficiency of the Pennsylvania rail system.

September 28, 2022

Pennsylvanian Checked Baggage and Bicycle Service Changes Fall 2022

Due to a lack of equipment, checked baggage service is suspended on the Pennsylvanian and Carolinian for the fall schedule as indicated in the attached Amtrak advisory.

July 25, 2022

Rail advocates discuss what's proposed, what's needed to expand Erie passenger service

Rail advocates hope to expand Erie passenger train service with help from an Erie County Rail Futures Commission.

June 29, 2022

Get on board! Long-awaiting passenger rail project taking shape

State officials announced this week an agreement that will expand passenger rail service in western Pennsylvania - a concept for which Johnstown-area leaders have been advocating for many years.

June 28, 2022

Articles about the PennDOT, Norfolk Southern passenger rail agreement

Posted are articles about Governor Wolf's announcement of the agreement between PennDOT and Norfolk Southern to expand western Pennsylvania passenger rail service.