The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority has announced that ridership on the Amtrak Virginia service saw a 53.2% increase in April 2023 over April 2022.
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Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA)
The VPRA has issued a Request for Qualifications seeking construction partners for the north end of the Long Bridge Project.
The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority have announced a record January ridership of 87,300 on the Commonwealth’s Amtrak service.
The Executive Director of the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) says the funding "shows bipartisan support for including rail as a part of our transportation network."
Amtrak and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority have reported record ridership for the second month in a row.
Ridership on Amtrak’s state-supported services hit an all-time high in July 2022, with more than 110,000 passengers choosing to travel by train.
The Virginia Railway Express will make a significant financial contribution of nearly $195 million to the Transforming Rail in Virginia programme.