September 22, 2023

PennDOT/Norfolk Southern finalize western PA passenger rail agreement

PennDOT today announced it has finalized the agreement with Norfolk Southern (NS) for infrastructure improvements that will lead to expanded western PA passenger rail service with a second daily Pennsylvanian. NS had already started design work with an anticipated 2026 start date for the second train.

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