Press Releases

Press Releases

Media Inquiries


Karina Romero
Communications Manager
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(804) 401-7912

Press Releases

September 2, 2022 - VPRA Recognizes Rail Safety Month

August 30, 2022 - Ridership on Amtrak's Virginia Routes Hits All-Time High

August 11, 2022 - VPRA Receives RAISE Grant for Long Bridge Pedestrian Crossing Project

Long Bridge Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Rendering

Long Bridge Pedestrian Crossing at George Washington Memorial Parkway Rendering

Long Bridge Pedestrian Crossing at Mount Vernon Trail Rendering

Long Bridge Pedestrian Crossing at the Potomac River Rendering

July 12, 2022 - Virginia and Amtrak Commemorate New Daily Roundtrip to Norfolk

Norfolk Press Kit

July 11, 2022 - Virginia and Amtrak Celebrate Increased Daily Service to Roanoke

Roanoke Press Kit

June 30, 2022 - Virginia and Norfolk Southern Announce Closing of Western Rail Initiative Agreement

June 7, 2022 - VPRA Awarded Federal Grant for Petersburg Station Upgrades

June 2, 2022 - Virginia and North Carolina Announce $58 Million Grant to Improve Rail Corridor Between Richmond and Raleigh

April 25, 2022 - Amtrak Virginia Train Exhibit Opens at Children’s Museum of Richmond

April 5, 2022 - Ready for Spring Break? $10 Fares Available for Travel Within Virginia on Amtrak Northeast Regional

January 13, 2022 - Governor Northam Announces Definitive Agreement with Norfolk Southern to Expand Passenger Rail to the New River Valley

September 27, 2021 - Virginia Launches Expanded Train Service from Downtown Richmond to DC and on to New York and Boston